Brasil, 2027. A deeply religious woman uses her position in a notary’s office to try to prevent couples from divorcing. Whilst waiting for a divine sign in recognition of her efforts, she’s confronted with a crisis that ultimately brings her closer to God.
Gabriel Mascaro is a Brazilian film director, scriptwriter and artist who lives and works in Recife, in the Northeast of Brazil. Initially known for his documentary work, his first fiction film, AUGUST WINDS, premiered in the international competition of Locarno Film Festival in 2014, where it won a special mention. In 2015 he released his second fiction feature, NEON BULL, which won the Orrizzonti Special Jury Prize at the Venice Film Festival and went on to receive critical acclaim and numerous awards including two Fenix awards (best Script and best Photography) and was Brazil’s entry to the Goya’s in 2016. DIVINE LOVE is his third narrative feature.
Gabriel Mascaro, Rachel Daisy Ellis
Mer Film, Malbicho Cine, Snowglobe Films, Jirafa, Bord Cadre Films, Film I Väst, Canal Brasil, Globo Filmes, House on Fire