Gabriel and the Mountain

Winner
France 4 Visionary Award
Cannes Film Festival
Nominee
Grand Prize Critics Week ~ Fipresci Award
Cannes Film Festival
Winner
Gan Foundation Support for Distribution
Cannes Film Festival
A moving look at the transformative nature of travel, both on those hopping around the world...and those they encounter along the way.

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Gabriel and the Mountain

Before entering a prestigious American university, Gabriel Buchmann decided to travel the world for one year, his backpack full of dreams. After ten months on the road, he arrived in Kenya determined to discover the African continent. Then he reached the top of Mount Mulanje, Malawi, his final destination.

"More than a simple tribute or a fond remembrance, it is a remarkable and full-throated elegy, a work of art that is full of life." (A.O. Scott,
New York Times)
Genre
Drama, Travel
Runtime
131
Language
English, Portuguese, French
Producer
Roberto Berliner
Yohann Cornu
Rodrigo Letier
Clara Linhart
Roberto Berliner
Yohann Cornu
Rodrigo Letier
Clara Linhart
Roberto Berliner
Yohann Cornu
Rodrigo Letier
Clara Linhart
Writer(s)
Fellipe Barbosa, Kirill Mikhanovsky, Lucas Paraizo
Cast
João Pedro Zappa
Awards:
Winner, France 4 Visionary Award, Cannes Film Festival
Nominee, Grand Prize Critics Week ~ Fipresci Award, Cannes Film Festival
Winner, Gan Foundation Support for Distribution, Cannes Film Festival
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FEATURED REVIEW
Jay Weissberg, Variety

Watching “Gabriel and the Mountain” is like getting to know all sides of a friend’s character: You may discover more arrogance than expected, but the elements you always liked are reinforced. That was presumably Fellipe Barbosa’s goal when making this follow-up to his much-acclaimed debut “Casa ...

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