Lula: Son of Brazil


2h 10m 2011

Brief Synopsis

Portrait of Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva's early years. Chronicles his family's immigration from Northeast Brazil to Sao Paulo, his years as a shoeshine boy and his brother's arrest which drove him into trade union activism, climaxing in Lula's heading Brazil's trade union movement

Film Details

Also Known As
Lula, o Filho do Brasil, Lula: O Filho do Brasil, Lula: The Son of Brazil
MPAA Rating
NR
Genre
Adaptation
Biography
Drama
Foreign
Political
Release Date
2011

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 10m

Synopsis

Portrait of Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva's early years. Chronicles his family's immigration from Northeast Brazil to Sao Paulo, his years as a shoeshine boy and his brother's arrest which drove him into trade union activism, climaxing in Lula's heading Brazil's trade union movement and incarceration, just as his mother dies.

Film Details

Also Known As
Lula, o Filho do Brasil, Lula: O Filho do Brasil, Lula: The Son of Brazil
MPAA Rating
NR
Genre
Adaptation
Biography
Drama
Foreign
Political
Release Date
2011

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 10m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Limited Release in United States Winter January 13, 2012

Released in United States 2011

Based on the book "Lula: O Filho Do Brasil" by Denise Parana; published by Editora Fundacao Perseu Abramo in 2002.

Limited Release in United States Winter January 13, 2012 (New York City)

Released in United States 2011 (Brazilian Film Reception/Awards Buzz : Best Foreign Language Film )