13/1 | 20:00 | Invisible Life

Karim Aïnouz


In 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 finding each other.

Karim Ainouz

Mario Hauser (screenplay)
Ines Bortagaray (co-screenplay)
Karim Ainouz (co-screenplay)
Martha Batalha (based on the book by: “A vida invisivel de Euridice Gusmao”)

Director of Photography
Helene Louvart

Film Editing
Arne Herrmann (promo editor)
Tomas Magarinos (colorist)

Camilo Cavalcanti (executive producer)
Mariana Coelho (executive producer)

Production Company
Canal Brasil

Julia Stockler
Carol Duarte
Flavia Gusmao
Antonio Fonseca
Hugo Cruz


Karim Aïnouz
Director's Biography
Karim Aïnouz

Born in 1966 in Fortaleza, Karim Aïnouz studied architecture in Brasília and cinema at New York University. His first feature Madame Satã (2002) was selected for Un Certain Regard and received numerous distinctions worldwide. Love for Sale (2006) and I Travel Because I Have to, I Come Back Because I Love You (2009), co-directed with Marcelo Gomes , were both invited at the Orizzonti section of the Venice Festival and won a number of international awards. The Silver Cliff (2011) was presented at the Directors’ Fortnight. In 2008 Aïnouz directed Alice, a fiction series for HBO Latin America. His installations have been shown in different venues including the Whitney Museum of American Art Biennial (1997), the São Paulo Art Biennial (2004) and the Sharjah Biennial (2011). Invisible life (2019), his latest feature, won Cannes Un Certain Regard Award.