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by Matias Mariani


Amadi, a musician from Lagos in his 30’s, goes to Brazil with the mission to locate his elder missing brother, Ikenna, and bring him back to Nigeria. Fol – lowing faint footsteps, he discovers that his brother was not the distinguished Mathematician he was supposed to be. Bitter childhood feelings arise and Amadi must now choose between faithfulness to his broken family or a new life in São Paulo.

international title: Shine Your Eyes
original title: Shine Your Eyes
country: Brazil, France
year: 2019
genre: fiction
directed by: Matias Mariani
film run: 115'
screenplay: Chika Anadu, Matias Mariani, Francine Barbosa, Maíra Bühler, Júlia Murat, Chioma Thompson, Roberto Winter
cast: Barry Igujie, Indira Nascimento
cinematography by: Leo Bittencourt
film editing: Luisa Marques
art director: Fernando Timba
music: Flemming Nordkrog
producer: Juliana Funaro, Marie-Pierre Macia, Matias Mariani, Renata Wolter
production: MPM Film (Movies Partners in Motion Film), Primo Filmes (BR) , Tubuleira Filmes (BR), SP Cine (BR)
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