Suely in the sky/o Cue de Suely ( 2007 )
(Brazil Germany-Portugal-France /Portuguese/110 mins/35mm/2007)
After living in São Paulo for two years, Hermila returns to the her village with her newly born son. Living with her grandmother and aunt she awaits the return of her young boyfriend, the father of her son. Time passes slowly and eagerness fades to sorrow as Hermila realizes that he has no intention of joining her, but she has a feisty, restless spirit and refuses to be crushed. She realizes that she must flee the town before becoming the same as all the other town’s folk. Rich spirited as she is, she sells raffle tickets, as a way of earning the needed money for her departure. Later she moved ahead with pride into something that many consider the extreme measure.