Neon Bull

Director: Gabriel Mascaro • Brazil, Uruguay

In the rodeos of northeast Brazil, two cowboys try to corral a bull by the tail in a whirlwind of gallops and dust. But behind the scenes, ranch hand Iremar lives a quiet, lonely life, accompanying the bulls from town to town and dreaming of becoming a clothing designer. With a unique blend of lived-in social realism, impressionist imagery, and sweltering eroticism, Neon Bull — filmed almost entirely in static long takes — is a wildly unconventional look at Latin American machismo. Contains explicit content. 

Language: Portuguese
Subtitles: English
Run Time: 101 Min.
Festival Program: Main Competition, Cinema of the Americas
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