ESTÔMAGO – A GASTRONOMY STORY
WITH JOAO MIGUEL, FABIULA NASCIMENTO, BABU SANTANA
Estômago is an adult fable on power, sex, and cooking In the great restaurant of life, there are those who eat and those who get eaten. Raimundo Nonato, finds an alternative way, a life of his own: he cooks.
Estômago is Raimundo Nonato’s story. He’s a poor guy from the North-West of Brazil living in a rich city in the South: Curitiba. There he learns how to cook and to get in connection with other people while discovering his real self. Nonato’s faith is written in his cooking, no matter if he’s doing it in a dirty pub or a small restaurant, or even in a prison cell.
Presented at International Film Festival of Rio de Janeiro del 2007 and winner of the Public Award, Best Director to Marcos Jorge, Best Actor to Joao Miguel, Special Prize of the Jury to Babu Santana
In competition at Valladolid International Film Festival 2008 and winner of the following prizes: Best Debut Director, Best Actor to Marcos Jorge, Prize "Espiga de Oro por unanimidad" and youth Award
Parteciption at Berlin International Film Festival 2008
In competition at the International Film Festival Rotterdam 2008, Lions Award
In competition at the Festival Internacional de Punta del Este 2008, Best Picture and Best Actor to João Miguel
In competition at the Festival Internacional do Uruguay 2008, Best Latin American Film