Rio de Janeiro, 1950. Eurídice, 18, and Guida, 20, are two inseparable sisters living at home with their conservative parents. Although immersed in a traditional life, each one nourishes a dream: Eurídice of becoming a renowned pianist, Guida of finding true love. In a dramatic turn, they are separated by their father and forced to live apart. They take control of their separate destinies, while never giving up hope of being finding each other.
About the director: Karim Aïnouz is an award-winning film director, screenwriter and visual artist. His first feature, Madame Satã, premiered in Cannes Un Certain Regard in 2002. He also directed Love for Sale, 2006 (Venice Orizzonti), I Travel Because I Have To, I Come Back Because I Love You, 2009 (Venice Orizzonti), and The Silver Cliff, 2011 (Cannes Directors’ Fortnight). In 2014 Futuro Beach screened in the Berlinale Competition. The documentary Central Airport THF premiered at the 68th Berlinale (Panorama) and won the Amnesty International Prize.
The Invisible Life of Eurídice Gusmão is his seventh feature.