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U.S. Theatrical Release of GABRIEL AND THE MOUNTAIN


(Gabriel e a Montanha, Brazil/France, 131 min. In Portuguese, English, and French with English subtitles)

Based on the true story of a close friend of director Fellipe Barbosa, this beautifully photographed travelogue recreates the fateful journey of a young Brazilian. Before going to the U.S. for university, Gabriel embarks on a voyage across the globe and finds himself in West Africa, where he reaches his final destination at Mount Malawi. This thrilling mix of fictional recreation and documentary reality poses provocative questions about big issues, and refuses easy answers. A Strand Releasing release

Official Selection: Critics’ Week, Cannes Film Festival

Now playing at
Quad Cinema in New York City
Laemmle Royal in Los Angeles

Perceptive and poetic…a work of art that is full of life.
— A.O. Scott, The New York Times