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The Year My Parents Went on Vacation

Directed by Cao Hamburger

Brazil | 104 minutes | 2006

Portuguese, Yiddish, Hebrew with English subtitles

When 12-year-old Mauro is left to fend for himself when his parents go on vacation during the military regime in 1970s Brazil, a classic coming-of-age story unfolds. Director Cao Hamburger's beautiful and touching story embraces the excitement of the era as the culturally diverse community of Sao Paulo unites to watch Pele lead his country in winning the World Cup of soccer. Filled with warmth, love, heroism, nostalgia, and humor, The Year My Parents Went on Vacation is sure to be a family favorite.
Foreign Title O Ano em Que Meus Pais Saíram de Férias
Director Cao Hamburger
Countries of Production Brazil
Year of Presentation 2006
Language(s) Portuguese, Yiddish, Hebrew with English subtitles
Premiere Status
Runtime 104 minutes
Principal Cast Michel Joelsas, Germano Haiut, Daniela Piepszyk
Award(s)

Winner of Best Film at the Cinema Brazil Grand Prize

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