Pic chosen from 14 possibles
RIO DE JANEIRO — Helmer Marcelo Gomes’ debut pic “Cinema, aspirinas e urubus” (Movies, Aspirin and Vultures) is Brazil’s entry for consideration for foreign-language film Oscar.A commission of film industry representatives, appointed by the Ministry of Culture, chose the pic from 14 possibles. It took Gomes seven years to raise the funds and produce “Aspirin,” a road movie set in 1942 based on the life story of Gomes’ uncle. The feature had a strong start on the fest circuit, which included a screening in Cannes’ Un Certain Regard section in 2005.
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