Father's chair

Father's chair
Original title: A busca
Production: O2 Filmes; Globo Filmes
Country: Brazil
Director: Luciano Moura
Script: Luciano Moura; Elena Soarez
Photography: Adrian Teijido
Music: Beto Villares
Cast: Wagner Moura; Mariana Lima; Lima Duarte; Brás Antunes
Year: 2012
Duration: 93
Genre: Drama
Color: Color
Original language: Portuguese
Languages available: Portuguese
Subtitles: Spanish; English
Keywords: Road movie


Synopsis:

 Theo (Wagner Moura, "Elite Squad") is living the good life in an upscale Brazilian neighborhood. He's a hardworking doctor, husband, and father. However, Theo has chosen his career over his family and his wife announces that she wants a divorce. Yet nothing prepares him for the day when he comes home to discover that his 15-year-old son, Pedro, has disappeared. Theo takes to the road in search of his son. In a journey that leads him throughout Brazil, Theo discovers what really matters to him. Searching for his missing son, Theo finds himself.


Awards:

 Winner of the Audience Award, at the Rio de Janeiro International Film Festival 2012: Best Film

Nominated for the Grand Jury Prize, at the Sundance Film Festival 2012

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