10 Seconds to Glory

The history of the famous and poor Brazilian boxer world champion Eder Jofre, who tries to deal with his personal life and the obligations of a world class athlete, with the mentoring of his trainer and father Kid Jofre.

  • José Alvarenga Jr
  • José Alvarenga Jr
  • Thomas Stravos
  • José Alvarenga Jr
  • Flavio Tambellini
  • Daniel de Oliveira
    Key Cast
    "Eder Jofre"
  • Osmar Prado
    Key Cast
    "Kid Jofre"
  • Sandra Corvelone
    Key Cast
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    10 Segundos para Vencer
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    2 hours
  • Completion Date:
    September 27, 2018
  • Production Budget:
    2,000,000 USD
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  • Gramado Festival
    September 20, 2018
    Gramado festival
    Official selection
Distribution Information
  • Globo filmes
    Country: Brazil
    Rights: All Rights
Director Biography - José Alvarenga Jr

José Alvarenga Jr. was born in Brazil in 1960 and started his career in Advertising after majoring in that area in college. As a director he made several commercials for Coca-Cola, UNILEVER and ASIA MOTORS. Over the last 19 years, he has dedicated his craft to Television and Motion Pictures, where he acts as both director and producer.

As a TV series director he was responsible for directing 17 series – out of which one was adapted for the North-American television audience. ‘NO TOMORROW’ was broadcast on the CW Channel; Alvarenga also acts as one the series executive producers.

His latest TV series, ‘SUPERMAX’ – in which he acted as show runner and general director, was adapted for 5 countries and had its Spanish version directed by award-winning director Daniel Burman.

Alvarenga is a 6-time INTERNATIONAL EMMY-AWARD NOMINEE. Alvarenga was also an associate producer for 49 Brazilian films. Some of these feature films received critical acclaim at International Movie Festivals, such as JUST LIKE OUR PARENTS, by Laís BODANZKY ( BERLIN INTENATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL); GOOD MANNERS by Juliana ROJAS and Marcos DUTRA (LOCARNO FESTIVAL) and DIVINE LOVE by Gabriel MASCARO (SUNDANCE, BERLIN INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL).

In 2009, he was named one of the 100 most influential Brazilian people of the year by Época Magazine.


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Director Statement

It's a honour to direct a film with these story so important to understand the courage of a family that fight with the impossible