Rio Doce Sweet River

by Fellipe Fernandes

Next Step 2016


Feature Film

Tiago is a worker who discovers the identity of his absent father when his half-sisters show up, which leads him to question his own identity on the eve of his 28th birthday. Living in Rio Doce (Sweet River), on the outskirts of Olinda, part of the Recife metropolitan area in northeastern Brazil, he struggles to find his place in the world. During this process, he strengthens significant emotional bonds, thus transforming his way of being and seeing the world.