Winner of the Golden Leopard at the Locarno Film Festival, director Julia Murat’s drama “Regola 34” (“Stories that only exist when they are remembered”), had its teaser made available by Imovision on YouTube.
The name “Rule 34” refers to the “34th Rule of the Internet, which states that any imaginable object, character or franchise has pornography associated with it.”
The plot revolves around Simone, a young black woman with a law degree who paid for college by selling sexual services online. Approved in a competition for the Office of the Ombudsman, she intends to act in favor of women victims of domestic violence, while her own sexual interests lead her to practices of violence and eroticism.
The lead role marks the film debut of actress and playwright Sol Miranda, creator of the award-winning show “Mercedes” (about Mercedes Baptista, the first black dancer to dance at the Municipal Theater).
The cast also features Lucas Andrade (“Corpo Elétrico”), Lorena Comparato (“Rensga Hits!”) And newcomer Isabella Mariotto.
The Brazilian production surpassed 17 international works in the competition of the 75th edition of the prestigious European festival, which ended this Saturday (13/8) in Switzerland, consecrating Murat, already awarded by critics at the 2017 Berlin Film Festival for his previous film , “swing”.