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Back to Maracanã
Brazil/Israel, 2018, 86 min, 2K DCP, Dir. Jorge Gurvich, Not Rated, Brazilian & Hebrew with English
Monday, Jan 20, 2020 2:00 PM
A divorced Israeli dad embarks on a wild journey to Brazil for the World Cup with his Brazilian father and disinterested son in this heartfelt and humorous multigenerational comedy.
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Admission Adult - $15.00
Admission MJFF
Admission Students w/ Valid ID (up to 25 years) - $14.00
Admission Seniors (65 +) with Valid ID - $14.00

 
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This touching and fun multigenerational comedy follows a Brazilian expat living in Israel who finds himself on an unexpected and eventful trip to Brazil for the World Cup. In this spirited film, a divorced Israeli dad embarks on a wild journey with his Brazilian father, a rabid soccer fan, and his disinterested 12-year old son. In the course of their sometimes-calamitous journey, they come to a new understanding of one another as long-buried secrets are revealed. Back to Maracanã is a heartfelt and humorous film featuring three generations of men trying to understand one another and come to terms with lives that aren’t going quite as they had hoped.