‘A film about a boy trying to find his place in the world, made with the help of actual teens? It’s no wonder it radiates with authenticity.’ ★★★★ Time Out
SOCRATES - a film by Alexandre Moratto
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Socrates, a handsome 15-year-old, is not just another underage kid living on the margins of society while working the construction sites of São palo, he has a purpose. Because of the sudden death of his mother Socrates has had to fend for himself, trying desperately to earn the rent to keep his run-down apartment and remain out of the clutches of social services and his estranged father
SOCRATES is the debut feature film from Brazilian-American director Alexandre Moratto. It is the first feature produced by the Querô Institute in Brazil where it was co-written, produced, and acted by at-risk teenagers with the support of UNICEF.
Winner Best Film, Best Director, Best Actor Mix Brasil