Benjamin and Waldemar are the fabulous clown duo Pangaré and Puro Sangue. Benjamin is a clown with no identity, social security number or proof of residence. He lives on the road with his caravan accompanied by the Circus Esperanza troupe. Sick of his life, he sets off in an adventure after his dreams.
On Christmasʼs Eve, during twelve hours straight and in a single location, five actors were filmed uninterruptedly by three hand-held cameras. The reunion of these five friends, the absences, the joys and the pains are shared by all at the peak of tension. The film within a film reveals itself.
In a Brazilian coastal village where everything seems motionless, Clarice grasps her life in a single day, unlike those she meets and who are living this day like any other. She tries to understand her obscure reality and the destiny of the people around her in a circular time that haunts and disorients.
Picolé, pintinho e pipa; Ensaio sobre cinema, Handebol; Tá; Duelo antes da
Directed by Gustavo Melo, Allan Ribeiro; Anita Rocha da Silveira; Felipe Sholl;
Brazil, 2007-10. 90 minutes approx.