Based on the novel "A Distant Father" by novelist and playwright Antonio Skármeta (IL POSTINO and NO), THE MOVIE OF MY LIFE is set in beautiful southern Brazil. Tony, the son of a Frenchman and a Brazilian woman, is a young man with a profound love of cinema and poetry. After graduating from college he returns to his small town in rural Brazil to find out that his father had left for good. Tony then turns to the company of his father's friends in search of information and references of a lost male role model. He becomes a school teacher and a male role model to the children in an attempt to provide them with something he lacks himself. A series of developments lead him to a surprising lead on his father’s whereabouts and reasons for leaving.
Los Angeles: Playing now at Laemmle Music Hall.