Casa Grande
Casa Grande

Casa Grande

Director Fellipe Barbosa

Production year 2014

Length 112min.

Country Brazil


Set within Rio's social elite, a teenage boy struggles to escape his overprotective parents as his family spirals into bankruptcy.


Fellipe Barbosa
Fellipe Barbosa



Iafa Britz


Fellipe Barbosa, Karen Sztajnberg

Director of Photography

Pedro Sotero

Production designer

Ana Paula Cardoso

Music by

Patrick Laplan, Victor Barreto


Evandro Lima, Waldir Xavier, Damião Lopes


Nina Galanternick, Karen Sztajnberg


Marcello Novaes, Suzana Pires, Thales Cavalcanti

Production company(ies)

Migdal Films

Fellipe Barbosa

Completed his MFA in film at Columbia University. Two of his shorts Death is Little and Salt Kiss were screened at the Sundance FF. Salt Kiss was also an official selection of the New York FF and won numerous awards, including Aspen, Austin, Guadalajara. In 2007, Fellipe was named one of Filmmaker Magazine's 25 New Faces of Independent Film. His screenplay Casa Grande went to the 2008 Sundance Screenwriter’s and Director’s Lab, won the Annenberg Grant and was a finalist of the Sundance/NHK Award. His feature documentary Laura won Best Documentary at the 2011 Hamptons FF, where it premiered, and then played at Hot Docs, Visions du Réel, Bafici, among others.


Death is Little (2005, short), Salt Kiss (2007, short), Laura (2011, doc.), Casa Grande (The Big House, 2014).

FILMS 2014