Cast & Crew
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.
Rui Ricardo Diaz
Fernando Alves Pinto
Luiz Carlos Barreto
Cibele Santa Cruz
Romulo Marinho Jr.
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 )