They'll Come Back

Eles voltam
Director: Marcelo Lordello

Brasil, Drama, 2012, 105 min, portuguese with english and lithuanian subtitles, V

Cris, aged 12, and her older brother are left at the side of the road by their parents. Very quickly the punishment turns into an even greater challenge. “They`ll Come Back” follows Cris as she attempts to find her way back home. It is a journey through a series of different realities, guided by the people that inhabit them. A modern day fable, filled with realistic overtones, and the story of Cris`s self-discovery.


2012 – Cadango Trophy (Best Film, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actress), Brazilia Festival of Brazilian Cinema.

About the director:

Born in Brasilia in 1981, graduated in Communication Studies from the Federal University of Pernambuco (UFPE), where he began his career as a filmmaker making shorts and other audiovisual projects. In 2007, began his directing career with the short film “Girls of Merchandising”, followed by “Fiz zum zum and pronto” (2008) and “No27” (2008).


Section: Identity

Screenplay: Marcelo Lordello

Dir. of Photography: Ivo Lopes Araújo

Music: Caçapa

Cast: Maria Luiza Tavares, Georgio Kokkosi, Elayne de Moura, Irma Brown, Clara Oliveira