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The Polacas

Directed by João Jardim

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Starring Valentina Herszage and Caco Ciocler, the film is set in 1917, and tells the story of Rebeca (Valentina), a Jewish woman who flees Poland for Brazil, along with her son, little Joseph, to find her husband and start a new life. Arriving in Rio de Janeiro, she discovers that her husband passed away and ends up hostage to a large prostitution and women-trafficking network, headed by the ruthless Tzvi (Caco).

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Releases in 2023


La Situación

Director Tomás Portela

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The comedy follows three friends going on a trip to the border between Argentina and Paraguay, where the lands just inherited by one of them are located. On the way, they are mistaken for other women and end up pursued both by the police and local criminals. The leading roles are played by Julia Rabello ("Ninguém Tá Olhando"), Thati Lopes ("Socorro, Virei uma Garota!") and Natalia Lage ("A Divisão").



ASSINE DT Filmes: Dona Hermínia (Paulo Gustavo) vai ter que se redescobrir e se reinventar porque seus filhos estão formando novas famílias. Essa supermãe vai ter que segurar a emoção para lidar com um novo cenário de vida: Marcelina (Mariana Xavier) está grávida e Juliano (Rodrigo Pandolfo) vai casar. Dona Hermínia está mais ansiosa do que nunca! Para completar as confusões, Carlos Alberto (Herson Capri), seu ex-marido, que esteve sempre por perto, agora resolve ficar ainda mais próximo. É agora que ela surta! “Minha Mãe É Uma Peça 3" conta como a mãe mais divertida do Brasil reage a todas essas confusões. LANÇAMENTO: 26 de dezembro de 2019 DIRETOR: Susana Garcia ELENCO: Paulo Gustavo, Mariana Xavier, Rodrigo Pandolfo, Herson Capri, Samantha Schmütz, Alexandra Richter, Patricya Travassos, Malu Valle, Stella Maria Rodrigues, Lucas Cordeiro, Cadu Fávero e Bruno Bebianno Classificação Indicativa: 12 Anos INSTAGRAM MMEUP3:ãeéumapeça3 FACEBOOK MMEUP3: #MinhaMaeEUmaPeca3 .......... SOBRE DT Filmes Canal oficial da Downtown Filmes: Distribuidora de filmes independente dedicada exclusivamente ao cinema nacional. Responsável pelos maiores campeões de bilheteria: Minha Vida em Marte, Minha Mãe é uma Peça, De Pernas pro Ar, Os Farofeiros, Fala Sério Mãe. .......... ASSINE NOSSA NEWSLETTER: SITE: FACEBOOK: TWITTER: INSTAGRAM:
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Migdal Filmes

Migdal Filmes is an audiovisual production company based in Rio de Janeiro, with more than 10 years in the market taking 40 million people to the movie theaters and producing dozens of movies and series. Among our best-known projects are the trilogy "Minha Mãe É Uma Peça" (2013, 2016 and 2019), acclaimed by the critics and public alike, achieving in the third film the rank of most profitable in the history of national cinema; the comedies "Carlinhos e Carlão", "Linda de Morrer" and "Amarração do Amor"; the drama "Casa Grande", by Fellipe Barbosa, winner of several awards; the acclaimed musical documentary "Cássia Eller"; the box-office record "Nosso Lar", in partnership with Cinética Filmes, and the cinematic biography "Irmã Dulce". In 2020, we produced the feature film "M-8 - Quando a Morte Socorre a Vida" by Jeferson De, winner of Best Direction and Screenplay at the 20th Brazilian Film Award. For TV, we produced the three seasons of the series "As Canalhas" (GNT); the five seasons of "220 Volts" (Multishow) and the first season of "Matches" (Warner), shooting new seasons this year. In the 2022/2023 line up, we have big projects under production, such as the series "Body by Beth", the feature films "Overman" and "La Situación" by Tomás Portella, "7 a 1" by Pedro Amorim, "As Polacas" by João Jardim, and "Geni e o Zepelim" by Anna Muylaert.


M8 - Quando a Morte Socorre a Vida -

Winner of the Best Fiction Film category, by popular vote, in the last Rio Film Festival

Winner in the categories Best Director and Best Adapted Screenplay of the 20th Brazilian Cinema Grand Prix (2021)

Winner in the categories Best Film and Best National Actor (Juan Paiva) at the APCA Film Award

Winner in the Best Director category at the SESC Best Film Festival

Casa Grande

Special Jury Award at Paulínia Film Festival (2014), Fiction Category

Best Supporting Actor Award - Marcello Novaes at Paulínia Festival (2014)

Best Supporting Actress Award - Clarissa Pinheiro at Paulínia Festival (2014)

Best Screenplay Award - Fellipe Barbosa and Karen Sztajnberg at Paulínia Festival (2014)

French critics revelation award at the 26th edition of the Cinélatino Latin American film festival, held in Toulouse (2014)

International Critics Award (Fipresci) at the 26th Edition of Cinélatino, Latin American film festival, held in Toulouse (2014)

Audience Award at the 26th Edition of Cinélatino, the Latin American film festival, held in Toulouse (2014)

Best fiction feature film chosen by the audience at the Rio Film Festival (2014)

Best Film elected by Abraccine (Brazilian Association of Film Critics) at the 38th São Paulo International Film Festival

Cássia Eller

Best Documentary elected by the public at the 38th São Paulo International Film Festival

Hors concours at the Rio Film Festival (2014)

Minha Mãe é Uma Peça

Best Feature Film - 17th Edition of the Brazilian Film Festival of Miami (2013)

Brazilian Cinema Grand Prix: Best Supporting Actress: Alexandra Richter - 2014 / Best Adapted Screenplay: 2014 / Best Comedy: 2014

Minha Mãe é uma Peça 2

Winner in the Best Adapted Screenplay category at the Brazilian Cinema Grand Prix

Minha Mãe é uma Peça 3

The most profitable film in the history of Brazilian cinema.

Nosso Lar

Best Art Direction at the Brazilian Festival of Miami (2011)

The film with the best special effects of 2011 according to the Brazilian Film Academy.

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A recognized producer in the audiovisual market for over 20 years, Iafa Britz is behind major national productions. Along with Migdal Filmes, where she has been working since 2010, she produced the trilogy "Minha Mãe é Uma Peça" (2013, 2016, and 2019), which brought more than 27 million people to movie theaters. She also produced the comedy "Carlinhos e Carlão" (a success on Amazon Prime Video), "Irmã Dulce", "Linda de Morrer", "Nosso Lar" (in partnership with Cinética Filmes), the award-winning "Casa Grande", and the musical documentary "Cássia Eller".

In 2020 she released the acclaimed "M-8 - Quando a Morte Socorre a Vida" and in 2021 the comedy "Amarração do Amor". For TV, Iafa produced series such as "As Canalhas" (GNT); "220 Volts" (Multishow), "Matches" (Warner Channel), among others. In the lineup for 2022/2023, she is producing the feature films "La Situación" (Buena Vista), "As Polacas" (Globo), "Overman", based on the comic strips by cartoonist Laerte, and "7 a 1" by Marcelo Andrade, in addition to the second and third seasons of "Matches" (Warner Channel) and the series "Body By Beth", also from Warner.

Carolina Castro   Producer and Screenwriter

In the last 15 years, Carol Castro has signed the creation, script and/or production of more than 15 film and TV projects, and more than a dozen in other production stages. She is the showrunner of "Matches," a series launched in February 2020 on Warner Channel, which became the best Brazilian series premiere in the channel's history, and which starts the production of the next seasons in 2022.

Some of her work: she wrote all three and was the final editor of two seasons of "As Canalhas" (GNT). She wrote "As Brasileiras" (Globo); "Prata da Casa" (Fox); among others. For cinema, she created, wrote, and produced the comedy "Amarração do Amor", starring Cacau Protásio, Ary França, and a great cast, and "Carlinhos & Carlão", starring Luis Lobianco. She also signed "Linda de Morrer" (2015), with Glória Pires, by Cris D'Amato; "Duas de Mim" (2017), with Talita Carauta, by Cininha de Paula; and adapted the international phenomenon "High School Musical" for its Brazilian version. In 2022, she signs the final script for the series "Body by Beth" (Warner Channel).

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Migdal Filmes

Av das Américas 500,Bloco 8, sala 324
Barra da Tijuca | Rio de Janeiro | RJ | 22640-904

Tel: +55 21 2431-8713 

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