“Radiates with authenticity”




“Audacious and elegant debut”



Executive Produce by Fernando Meirelles (City of God)

Socrates, a handsome 15-year-old, is not just another underage kid living on the margins of society while working the construction sites of São palo, he has a purpose. Because of the sudden death of his mother Socrates has had to fend for himself, trying desperately to earn the rent to keep his run-down apartment and remain out of the clutches of social services and his estranged father

SOCRATES is the debut feature film from Brazilian-American director Alexandre Moratto. It is the first feature produced by the Querô Institute in Brazil where it was co-written, produced, and acted by at-risk teenagers with the support of UNICEF.

DVD Extras:

TO BE HEARD (Hazte Sentir) short documentary by Dieter Deswarte

Cast: Andrielly De Melo Chaves, Christian Malheiros
Director: Alexandre Moratto
Language: Portuguese
Subtitles: English
Aspect Ratio: 1.66 : 1
Running Time: 71 mins
Sound: Dolby 5.1
Release Date: 04-09-2020
Year: 2019