Marcelo Gomes (Brazil)

Marcelo Gomes was born in 1963. His contact with cinema started with a cine-club he created in his hometown, Recife. later, he graduated in Film studies at Bristol university and directed a number of awarded short-films. His first feature, Cinema, Aspirins and Vultures, premiered at Un Certain Regard, Cannes, in 2005 and received France’s award of the Ministry of Education. It’s been awarded with more than 50 prizes worldwide.


  • Clandestina Felicidade
    14´, Brazil, 1999
  • Os Brasileiros
    Brazil, 2000
  • Cinema, Aspirinas e Urubus/ Cinema, Aspirins and Vultures
    99´, Brazil, 2005
  • Viajo Porque Preciso, Volto Porque te Amo/ I Travel Because I Have to, I Come Back Because I Love you – together with Karim Ainouz
    75´, Brazil, 2009
  • Once Upon a Time Veronica
    Brazil, 2012

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