Out of TuneOs Desafinados

Best Cinematography, Guadalajara International Film Festival, 2008
Best soundtrack, Contigo cinema Prize, Brazil, 2009

Rio was on the verge of being discovered as a hotbed for a cool new jazz form: Bossa Nova. A group of friends who come of age during the political turmoil that plagued Brazil during the 1960s and 70s, form the band “Os Desafinados” and become a defining part of the groundbreaking Brazilian musical movement. Inspired by real musicians of the Bossa Nova era, director Walter Lima weaves the band’s fictional story into some of the events of the period. Out of Tune (also the name of a famous song by Tom Jobim, composer of The Girl from Ipanema) is a story about the birth of Bossa Nova and the experiences and transformations in the lives of these passionate, creative, and idealistic artists.

2008 | 138 min | DRAMA, COMEDY, BOSSA NOVA

“Walter Lima weaves the band’s fictional story into some of the events of the period and adds a love triangle to come up with a pleasantly offbeat film.” – Dan Fainaru Screendaily.

DIRECTOR: Walter Lima Jr.
EDITORS: Renato Martins, Sérgio Mekler
MUSIC: Wagner Tiso
PRODUCTION: Flávio R. Tambellini, Leonardo Edde


Thu 24 April 6.00pm*
Sun 27 April 5.30pm
Tue 29 April 2.00pm
Thu 1 May 8.20pm
Sat 3 May 8.30pm

Thu 8 May 6.00pm*
Sun 11 May 5.45pm
Tue 13 May 2.00pm
Sat 17 May 8.30pm

Wed 21 May 6.00pm*
Sun 25 May 8.15pm

* Corporate Opening Gala Night screening. Click here for more information.