An astonishing creation, Limite is the only feature by the Brazilian director and author Mário Peixoto, made when he was just twenty-two years old. Inspired by a haunting André Kertész photograph on the cover of a French magazine, this avant-garde silent master­piece centers on a man and two women lost at sea, their pasts unfolding through flashbacks propelled by the music of Erik Satie, Claude Debussy, Igor Stravinsky, and others. An early work of independent Latin American filmmaking, Limite was famously difficult to see for most of the twentieth century. It is a pioneering achievement that continues to captivate with its timeless visual poetry.

Original Title Limite
German Title Limite
French Title Limite
Other Titles Limite
Directed by Mário Peixoto
Country Brazil
Available Formats DCP
Screenplay Mário Peixoto
Film Editing Mário Peixoto
Soundtrack Brutus Pedreira (themes from Satie, Debussy, Borodin, Stravinsky, Prokofiev
Cinematography Edgar Brazil
Production Mário Peixoto
Runtime 114 Min.
Language Portugiesisch/d + f
Olga Breno
Taciana Rei
Carmen Santos
Mário Peixoto
Brutus Pedreira
Edgar Brazil
Faciana Rei

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