Iolanda Bernardes, Edgar Brasil, Olga Breno, Brutus Pedreira, Mario Peixoto / Fiction
An intriguing Brazilian curio, currently being restored by Martin Scorsese's World Cinema Foundation.
Launched in Cannes this year, Martin Scorsese's new Foundation seeks to restore lost classics of world cinema and return them to the public eye. Scorsese has selected EIFF - which celebrated his work with a retrospective back in 1975! - as the UK launchpad for this project, advisors to which include Souleymane Cissé, Stephen Frears, Walter Salles and Wong Kar-wai. Salles, the director of The Motorcycle Diaries (EIFF 2004), is spearheading the restoration of Limite, the only completed directorial project by Brazilian cult writer Mario Peixoto. A poetic study of memory and time set on board a drifting boat, Limite is one of the great classics of early Brazilian cinema.
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