Four Days In September


1h 45m 1997

Brief Synopsis

An account of the 1969 kidnapping of the U.S. ambassador to Brazil, Charles Burke Elbrick, by left-wing revolutionaries. Holed-up for a tense four days awaiting a response from the government, many of the personal encounters between the kidnappers and Ambassador Elbrick--as each member stands watch-

Film Details

Also Known As
Fyra dagar i september, O Que e Isso Companheiro?, Quatre jours en Septembre
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1997
Distribution Company
MIRAMAX
Location
Brazil

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 45m

Synopsis

An account of the 1969 kidnapping of the U.S. ambassador to Brazil, Charles Burke Elbrick, by left-wing revolutionaries. Holed-up for a tense four days awaiting a response from the government, many of the personal encounters between the kidnappers and Ambassador Elbrick--as each member stands watch--belie the ineluctable humanity beneath the steely bravado of a kidnapper's mask.

Film Details

Also Known As
Fyra dagar i september, O Que e Isso Companheiro?, Quatre jours en Septembre
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1997
Distribution Company
MIRAMAX
Location
Brazil

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 45m

Award Nominations

Best Foreign Language Film

1997

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Winner of the Audience Award for best feature film at the 1997 AFI Los Angeles International Film Festival.

Expanded Release in United States February 13, 1998

Limited Release in United States February 6, 1998

Released in United States 1997

Released in United States February 1997

Released in United States November 1997

Released in United States October 1997

Released in United States on Video July 21, 1998

Released in United States Winter January 30, 1998

Shown at American Film Market (AFM) in Santa Monica, California February 27 - March 6, 1997.

Shown at Berlin International Film Festival (in competition) February 13-24, 1997.

Shown at Birmingham International Film & Television Festival in the United Kingdom November 19-30, 1997.

Shown at Chicago International Film Festival October 9-19, 1997.

Shown at Denver International Film Festival October 23-30, 1997.

Shown at Mill Valley Film Festival October 2-12, 1997.

Shown at Montreal World Film Festival August 22 - September 2, 1997.

Shown at Vancouver International Film Festival September 26 - October 12, 1997.

Began shooting March 1996.

Actress Fernanda Montenegro is the mother of "Four Days in September" cast member Fernanda Torres.

Actress Fernanda Torres is the daughter of actress Fernanda Montenegro.

Expanded release in France August 11, 1999.

Released in United States 1997 (Shown at American Film Market (AFM) in Santa Monica, California February 27 - March 6, 1997.)

Released in United States 1997 (Shown at Montreal World Film Festival August 22 - September 2, 1997.)

Released in United States 1997 (Shown at Vancouver International Film Festival September 26 - October 12, 1997.)

Released in United States Winter January 30, 1998

Released in United States February 1997 (Shown at Berlin International Film Festival (in competition) February 13-24, 1997.)

Limited Release in United States February 6, 1998

Expanded Release in United States February 13, 1998

Released in United States on Video July 21, 1998

Released in United States October 1997 (Shown at AFI Los Angeles International Film Festival (World Cinema) October 23-30, 1997.)

Released in United States October 1997 (Shown at Chicago International Film Festival October 9-19, 1997.)

Released in United States October 1997 (Shown at Denver International Film Festival October 23-30, 1997.)

Released in United States October 1997 (Shown at Mill Valley Film Festival October 2-12, 1997.)

Released in United States November 1997 (Shown at Birmingham International Film & Television Festival in the United Kingdom November 19-30, 1997.)