Walter Lima Jr.
An enchanting story
surrounding the seductive
legend of a dolphin-man called Boto. The Dolphin is a tale of power,
fantasy and sensuous desire set on the beautiful beaches of northern
BrazilOn nights with a full moon,
a dolphin appears in the form of a handsome young man and seduces women. The local
inhabitants are both at odds with and enchanted by the dolphin-man, whose presence scares
away the fish, and incites the desires of the town's women and the anxieties of the men.
An "Official Selection" at the Cannes International Film
Festival. With stunning photography by Pedro Farkas and a strong performance by Cassia
Kiss, also starring Carlos Alberto Riccelli and Ney Latorraca.
Color. Portuguese with yellow English subtitles. 95 minutes.