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


 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.


 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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