Qualquer Gato Vira-Lata (“Any Stray Cat”) (2011)
A romantic-comedy directed by Directed by Daniela De Carlo & Tomas Portella with a special appearance by Daniela De Carlo and film composer Pedro Bromfman
Wednesday, November 02, 20117:30 PM
James Bridges Theater
Melnitz Hall 1409
When Tati's boyfriend dumps her, she seeks help from a biology professor who advises her to observe the female animal species, which act coy to attract the more audacious males. The advice works and Tati is able to win back her ex, only things get complicated when she and the professor begin to have feelings for one another. In Portuguese with English Subtitles
In Person: Daniela De Carlo & Pedro Bromfman
Originally from Buenos Aires, Daniela De Carlo studied Advertising in Argentina and Film in Brazil before pursuing a Post Graduate from UCLA Extension. She has worked with directors such as Alexander Payne, Martin Scorsese, the Weitz brothers, Forest Whitaker and Tony Scott. Daniela worked as a Production Analyst with Ridley Scott & Associates for two years before leaving in 2007 to launch her directorial career. Over the past few years, Daniela's short films have won numerous awards. Daniela’s first feature, Qualquer Gato Vira-Lata, a romantic comedy, opened wide in Brazil in June 2011 to great box office success.
Born and raised in Rio de Janeiro, Pedro Bromfman has been writing, playing and producing music for over a decade. He graduated from Berklee College of Music, where he majored in performance and composition and later studied film scoring at UCLA. Pedro recently completed the score for the Brazilian feature film Alucinados by Roberto Santucci, and worked on the music for Tropa de Elite II.
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Cost : Free and open to the public
Download file: QualquerGato-hd-aft.pdf
Sponsor(s): Latin American Institute, Center for Brazilian Studies, Consulate General of Brazil - Los Angeles