CineLatino: The Middle of the World

Directed by Vicente Amorim (Brazil, 2003)

Part of the Spring 2011 Cine Latino Series

February 9, 2011

O Caminho das nuvens, trailer


In search of a better life in Rio de Janeiro, Romão, an illiterate and unemployed father of seven, lets his faith guide him as he and his family journey on bicycles 2,000 miles across the hinterlands of Brazil. Along the way, the story explores the family’s dynamics as they grapple with poverty, adolescence, and physical hardship while pursuing their dreams. 85 minutes. Portuguese with English subtitles.