Posted on Sunday, April 29th, 2007 by SlashFilm Staff
The following movie was reviewed at the 2007 Tribeca Film Festival.
The Year My Parents Went on Vacation (O Ano em que Meus Pais SaÃram de FÃ©rias)
World Narrative Competition
Dir: Cao Hamburger
The year was 1970. Man had recently landed on the moon and PelÃ© had scored his one thousandth goal. In Brazil, times were turbulent and agitated. The end of the 60’s ushered in a period of regime change, with the military dictatorship under General EmÃlio Garrastazu MÃ©dici taking flagrant attacks on the rights of all civilians and their free expression. But 12 year-old Mauro was not concerned with such dilemmas. He had bigger fish to fry. He had the 1970 World Cup to look forward to, where Brazil was billed as the favorite to take home the trophy.
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