The Last Opium Den

20 min. | Portuguese, English | Brazil, 2009

Nick Toshes is an American in his sixties that comes to Rio de Janeiro in search for a romantic adventure.  Persuaded by the enchanting soul of the carioca streets, this deluded man walks through the city following clues that lead him to what could be the last opium den remaining in the world.



*Sidney Latin American Film Festival 2010.



David Rasche as Nick Tosches

Branca Messina

Jahir Soares

Jonathan Azevedo (Negueba)




Director: Pedro Rossi

Executive Producer: Isabel Joffily

Cinematographers: Luis Abramo, André Lavaquial

Production Designer: Fernanda Teixeira

Editor: Gabriel Durán

Sound Designer and Mixer: François Wolf