Festa de Margarette

Festa de Margarette

Director: Renato Falcao

Cast: Hique Gomez, Ilana Kaplan, Carmen Silva

     
 

Renato Falcão's feature debut, Margarette's Feast, is a silent film that recalls the early days of cinema. Pedro (Hique Gomez) is a lower-class factory worker who is fired as the film begins. He is handed a container full of cash as severance pay and becomes embroiled with street kids, a cab driver, and police officers. He eventually pays for a lavish birthdaySee more details below

Overview

Renato Falcão's feature debut, Margarette's Feast, is a silent film that recalls the early days of cinema. Pedro (Hique Gomez) is a lower-class factory worker who is fired as the film begins. He is handed a container full of cash as severance pay and becomes embroiled with street kids, a cab driver, and police officers. He eventually pays for a lavish birthday dinner for his wife, Margarette (Ilana Kaplan), but eventually reality settles in. Margarette's Feast was screened at the Rio de Janeiro Festival and the 2003 Toronto International Film Festival.

Product Details

Release Date:
10/25/2005
UPC:
0720229911825
Original Release:
2002
Rating:
NR
Source:
First Run Features
Time:
1:20:00

Special Features

Deleted scenes; Director statement; Film in context; Discussion guide; Director biography

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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Margarette's Feast
1. Magic Show [6:15]
2. Music in the Morning [6:30]
3. Work for a Living [4:55]
4. Notice of Dismissal [7:40]
5. Home and Hearth [5:55]
6. Giving Away [5:17]
7. Spiritual Healing [7:05]
8. Small World [8:10]
9. Gifts for Everyone [8:05]
10. Night on the Town [10:31]
11. Waking Up [5:00]
12. Credits [4:08]

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