Os Inquilinos
The Tenants

Sérgio Bianchi

Brazil, Drama/Suspense, 2009
103 min, 35mm, Color
Portuguese with English subtitles


Laborer and student Valter lives with his wife and two children in São Paulo. When three young criminals move in next door, a bunker mentality sets in as the city endures a wave of violent crime. Building tension throughout with a blend of reality and fevered imagination, this gripping domestic thriller depicts a community plagued, yet also aroused by, a permeating atmosphere of destruction.


Texas Premiere



Sergio_Bianchi_webSérgio Bianchi was born in Ponta Grossa, Brazil in 1945. He graduated from the Communications and Arts School at the University of São Paulo and began his career in 1972. His features include Romance and Chronically Unfeasible. The Tenants is his sixth feature film.


Producer: Sérgio Bianchi
Production Companies: Agravo Produções Cinematográficas
Screenwriter: Sérgio Bianchi, Beatriz Bracher
Cinematographer: Marcelo Corpanni, Gilberto Otero
Editor: André Finotti
Sound Design: Paulo Ricardo
Music: Sérgio Bianchi
Cast: Marat Descartes, Ana Carbatti, Umberto Magnani
Print Source: Jeremy Quist - The Global Film Initiative, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


Os Inquilinos (The Tenants)


Alamo South Lamar - Tue. April 26 9:30 PM
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