Stirred up by the loss of his friend and a new relationship, an elderly gay man finally starts to embrace who he is. Pedro, a 70-year-old gay nurse is taking care of Daniela, his ailing transgender friend. In order to find her a vacant hospital bed, he decides to help an arrested and wounded criminal to escape. While he is hiding Jean from the police, they find themselves in a power struggle that turns into affection. Their relationship does not only help Pedro to overcome his solitude, but also leads him to accept his true self. The film shows us a rarely depicted man who experiences both sadness and pain of passing away as well as intense desire in his later days.
MFF Berlin „Berlinale” 2019, Teddy award nomination – Best Feature
written and directed by:
Marco Nanini, Denise Weinberg, Demick Lopes, Gretta Star
Ivo Lopes Araújo