Posted Fri Jul 1, 2016 at 06:00 AM PDT by Tom Landy
The winner of Best Actress (Dandara de Morais) and Best Cinematography (Gabriel Mascaro Brazilia) at the Festival of Brazilian Cinema is planned for Blu-ray in September.
In an early announcement to retailers, Kino will be bringing 'August Winds' to Blu-ray on September 6.
Shirley (Dandara de Morais) has left the big city to live in a small seaside town and look after her elderly grandmother. She drives a tractor on a local coconut plantation, loves rock music and wants to be a tattoo artist. She feels trapped in the tiny coastal village. She is involved with Jeison (Geova Manoel dos Santos), who also works on the coconut farm and who free dives for lobster and octopus in his spare time. During the month of August, when tropical storms pound the coastline, a researcher registering the sound of the trade winds emanating from the Intertropical Convergence Zone arrives in their village. The high tides and the growing winds mark the following days of the village and a surprise discovery takes Shirley and Jeison on a journey that confronts them with the duel between life and death, loss and memory, the wind and the sea.
Specs and supplements have yet to be revealed, but suggested list price for the Blu-ray is $34.95.
You can find the latest specs for 'August Winds' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it is indexed under September 6.
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