sadder than playtime on a rainy day

Scenes of the refurbishment of Maracanã in 2011 for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. The television narration of the humiliating defeat of the Brazilian soccer team by Germany with 1:7. Dilma Rousseff's impeachment vote by the Lower House of Congress in 2016. The 2017 Labour Reform for the super wealth of businessmen. A World Coup in Brazil.

  • Lobo Mauro
    "A dream you dream together is reality"
  • Lobo Mauro
    "A dream you dream together is reality" ; "2 men"
  • Barbara Tavela
    "A dream you dream together is reality"
  • Roberto Robalinho
    "Quando um burro fala"
  • Marcio "Artista da Bola"
    Key Cast
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    mais triste que chuva num recreio de colégio
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Experimental, Short
  • Genres:
    Politic, Sport
  • Runtime:
    14 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    April 13, 2018
  • Production Budget:
    2,000 USD
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  • 64th International Short Film Festival Oberhausen
    May 6, 2018
    World Premiere
    Special Mention of the International Jury of the International Competition
  • 14th 25 FPS Festival
    September 28, 2018
    Croatia Premiere
    Official Selection International Competition
  • 28th Curta Cinema - Rio de Janeiro International Short Film Festival
    Rio de Janeiro
    October 27, 2018
    National Premiere
    Official Selection National Competitive
  • 20th Rio de Janeiro Int'l Film Festival
    Rio de Janeiro
    November 2, 2018
    Official Selection Premiere Brasil
  • 10th Lobo Fest Festival Internacional de Curtas
    December 3, 2018
    Brasília Premiere
    Official Selection International Competition
  • 23th Linea D'Ombra
    December 13, 2018
    Italy Premiere
    Official Selection Linea Doc International Competitive
  • 7th Curta Brasília Festival Internacional de Curta-metragem
    December 14, 2018
    Official Selection National Competitive
  • Diorama International Film Festival & Market
    New Delhi
    January 14, 2019
    Asia Premiere
    Official Selection
  • 41th Festival du Court Métrage Clermont-Ferrand
    February 2, 2019
    France Premiere
    Official Selection International Competition
Director Biography - Lobo Mauro

Filmmaker, graduated in Physical Education at Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (1996) and Cinema at Universidade Federal Fluminense (2005). Master in Digital Content Creation and Production – Audiovisual at Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (in progress). Film Editor at Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (since 2011), Rocinante Productions’s founding partner and edt.’s (Association of Professional Audiovisual Edition) founding partner. Director, writer and film editor of the short film “The Chronicles of Riascos” (Digital, 2016) – Selection CINEfoot-RJ (Brazil)” and "A dream you dream together is reality" (Digital, 2014) - Best short film in CINEfoot-RJ and CINEfoot-BH (Brazil) / Guirland D’Honneur for best short film in 32º Milano FICTS Festival (Italy). Sound designer (as Mauro Reis) of the short film "Quando um burro fala...” (16mm, 2005) - Best Short University Film in Festival de Brasília (Brazil); Writer and cinematographer (as Mauro Corrêa) of the short film "Dois homens"(“2 men”, 35mm, 2001) - Best Short Film in Festival de Tiradentes (Brazil) / Best Screenplay in Festival de Varginha (Brazil) / Selection Rotterdam and Clemond Ferrand Festivals.

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Director Statement

During the construction work for the World Cup in Brazil, the Maracanã Stadium was brought down and replaced by a new one. The Brazilian team never set foot in it, considering it was humiliated by Germany by a score of 7 X 1 (seven-one) in the semifinals. However, this was a defeat we took inside the field. The other defeats Brazil took after that were beyond criminal. From that moment on, we started using expressions such as “Goal for Germany” or “Everyday a different 7-1” (seven-one). Me and thousands of other people elected Marielle in Rio de Janeiro. A black lesbian woman that came from the “favela” and represented a new light torwards a revolution by means of affection, who was killed with 4 (four) shots to the head. “One more goal for Germany”, we would say. Months after Marielle and Anderson Pedro Gomes (her driver) were killed, in a city that’s going through a stupid military intervention, no one knows who did it. “One more goal for Germany. Now they’re just having fun.” Maybe I and, surely much more than 60 million people would vote for Lula for president again, but he has been arrested in a criminal process that was more fragile than the Brazilian team’s defensive system on that traumatic defeat. “Everyday is a different 7-1!” Between 1539 (fifteen thirty-nine) and 1852 (eighteen fifty-two), my country, then still a Portuguese colony, was one of the countries that participated in the most shameful forced displacement of people in the history of mankind: african slaves transported in slave ships. It has been estimated that more than 12% (twelve percent) of the slaves died still inside these ships. About 1.6 (one point six) million people. Today, Brazil is a Titanic Slave Ship travelling over governmental frozen waters, where many slaves dive while taking happy and smiling selvies. And everytime we hit an iceberg, breaking our hulls, and with it our dignity and our affection, more we are divided in a binary and selfdestructive hatred. Everyday, the poor people, of black majority, are killed in the favelas: pow! We hit an iceberg. There are more killings of community leaderships than there are sips of aged whisky in parliamentary meetings. And the large media groups are in absolute silence. When they decide to speak, they twist everything. Another iceberg breaks us. Slavery disguised as labor reform: pow! Iceberg! And our Leonardo diCaprio is the coup plotter president Michel Temer, with open arms, dressed in a shirt from the corrupt Brazilian Football Confederation screaming from the bow of this Titanic: “I am the king of the 7-1 World Cup!”