Menino de CarvãoReleased in:
BrazilTags: boy skinny dipSummary:
The short film directed by Fram Paulo, directed by Fram Paulo (2008), is a fiction that denounces the sad reality of child exploitation that affects many children, especially in the Brazilian Northeast.
The film tells the story of a 6-year-old boy and his parents living in a remote community of Oiticica, in the municipality of Senador Pompeu, Ceará. The boy's dream is to study, and in one of the most remarkable scenes, he is beaten by his father when he expresses his desire to go to school.
Although there are laws that prohibit child labor, such as the ECA (Child and Adolescent Statute), the film portrays the cruel way children are treated today and leaves open a reflection on how the future can be influenced by the present . A necessary reflection amid the indifference of society concerned only with its routine.Controversial scenesAdded: