The young Beto ventures to the Brazilian countryside in search of a collection of rare drawings. There he meets Samir, the collector, and his family ruined by the demise of the cocoa plantations. The journey and the encounter will irrevocably change the young man’s soul. Based on a short story by Stefan Zweig.
Running time: 89 mins
Bernard Attal was born in France and has been living in Brazil since 2005. He directed three short films (29 Inches, Rat Island, and A Bike Ride) and a documentary for the Brazilian Public TV, The Magnificent. All of these films participated and won awards in festivals throughout the world, including Palm Springs, London-BFI and Clermont-Ferrand. Bernard studied filmmaking at the New School in New York. The Invisible Collection is Bernard’s first feature film.