WINNER OF SPECIAL JURY MENTION, BEST CANADIAN FEATURE AWARD
After a one-night stand with a Brazilian woman results in a surprise pregnancy, a Polish man travels to São Paulo to restart his life.
In Canadian director Daniel Leo's bold debut feature film, Karol (Mateusz Nedza) is stuck in a rut. Without a job and living at home with his mother and sister, he engages in small organized crime during the day and goes clubbing all night. Then one day he receives a phone call from Brazil that changes his life: a one-night stand with a visiting Brazilian tourist named Bruna (Bruna Massarelli) has resulted in a surprise pregnancy. As someone who grew up with an absent father, the choice for Karol is clear, and he quickly leaves Poland for São Paulo.
Bruna, however, isn't necessarily pleased by Karol's sudden appearance. Dealing with an unexpected pregnancy while Brazil is on the edge of political chaos means she has no patience for her new couchsurfer's immaturity. But as Karol and Bruna slowly open up to each other, they realize how much they each need human connection. Neither one of them, however, can be prepared for what fate has in store.