Building Bridges

  • 10 10
  • 2017
  • 72min
Building Bridges
  • Original Title: Plate River

Through old family footage, a filmmaker digs in her personal relationship with his father, an engineer who had her glory days during the military Brazilian dictatorship.

Building Bridges


Building Bridges. Two generations and a turbulent country

By way of a troubled father-daughter relationship, we gain insight into their enormous differences and the generation gap that exists between them. 

Alvaro is an engineer who had his glory days during the time of the military dictatorship in Brazil. His daughter, filmmaker Heloisa Passos, rebelled against the regime and continues to fight inequality. 

On the basis of old family footage, she seeks to get to know her father better. This leads to personal, temperamental and meaningful discussions between the two.

Production Companies

Maquina Films

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