Blue Eyes

110 min.   |   Portuguese, English   |   Brazil, 2010

Before his compulsory retirement, on his last day of work, Marshall, JFK airport's chief Immigration officer, detains a group of Latin Americans and expose them to a series of humiliating situations. Blinded by prejudice, Marshall ends up causing the death of a young Brazilian. After a period in prison, Marshall goes to Brazil, deadly ill and in a desperate search in order to purge his guilt. In his quest, he is guided by Bia, a young prostitute.



David Rasche as Marshall

Cristina Lago as Bia

Irandhir Santos as Nonato

Erica Gimpel as Sandra

Frank Grillo as Bob

Valeria Lorca as Assumpta

Pablo Uranga as Martin

Branca Messina as Calypso

Hector Bordoni as Augustín




Director: José Joffily

Screenplay: Paulo Halm e Melanie Dimantas

Executive Producer Heloísa Rezende

Cinematographer: Nonato Estrela

Production Designer: Cláudio Amaral Peixoto

Costume Designer: Ellen Millet

Editor: Pedro Bronz

Sound Designer: François Wolf

Soundtrack: Jaques Morelenbaum



*Paulínia Film Festival 2009: Best Film, Best Actress, Best Actor, Best Screenplay, Best Film Editing, Best Sound Design;


*Brazilian Cinema Grand Award: Best Original Track;


*Hors Concours Session in Rio's Film Festival 2010;


*Miami's Brazilian Cinema Festival 2010: Best Actor, Best Cinematography;


*Chicago Latino Film Festival - closing session.