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Solo: The Law of the Favela
Solo: The Law of the Favela

SOLO: THE LAW OF THE FAVELA

Solo, de wet van de favela

Directed by Jos de Putter
Netherlands, 1994
Documentary

Synopsis

Against the background of the World Cup, the filmmaker went in search of talented soccer players in the slums (favelas) of Rio de Janeiro. The film concentrates on the buddies Anselmo and Leonardo, who both play for a local soccer club. They are inseparable until their ambitions become serious.

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Synopsis

Against the background of the World Cup, the filmmaker went in search of talented soccer players in the slums (favelas) of Rio de Janeiro. The film concentrates on the buddies Anselmo and Leonardo, who both play for a local soccer club. They are inseparable until their ambitions become serious.