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37 Ratings


Directed by Sandra Kogut
Brazil, 2007


The word Mutum either refers to a kind of tropical bird that sings at night; it can also mean ‘mute’. Mutum is also the name of a small town in Brazil’s semi-arid hinterland where 10-year-old Thiago is growing up. He lives with his family; the strange universe of grown-ups never ceases to amaze him.

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Directed by Sandra Kogut

Awards & Festivals

Festival de Cannes

2007 | Golden Camera

Berlin International Film Festival

2008 | Special Mention: Deutsches Kinderhilfswerk

2008 | Generation

Toronto International Film Festival


International Film Festival Rotterdam

2008 | Winner: Dioraphte Award

2008 | Sturm und Drang

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