Brainstorm (Bicho de Sete Cabeças) 22 years old


A trip to the mental institution hell. This odyssey is lived by Neto, a middle class teenager, who lives a normal life until his father sends him to a mental institution after finding drugs on his pocket. The maconha cigarrete is just the final drop that exposes the family tragedy. Send to a mental institution, Neto gets to know a completely absurd, inhumane reality in which the people are devoured by a corrupt and cruel institution system. The documentary type language used by the director give this movie a sensation of realty that increases even more the impact of the emotions Neto goes through. In the mental institution, Neto is forced to mature. The transformations that he goes through change this relations with his father.


Brainstorm Cast

Name Character
Rodrigo Santoro He was 25, now 48 years old as Wilson Souza Neto
Cássia Kis Magro She was 43, now 65 years old as Meire Souza (Mãe)
Gero Camilo He was 30, now 52 years old as Ceará
Othon Bastos He was 68, now 90 years old as Sr. Wilson Souza (Pai)
Jairo Mattos He was 38, now 61 years old as Enfermeiro Ivan
Caco Ciocler He was 29, now 52 years old as Rogério
Marcos Cesana He was 35, 44 years old when he died as Interno Bil
Gustavo Machado He was 26, now 48 years old as Lobo
Luis Miranda He was 21, now 43 years old as Enfermeiro Marcelo

Brainstorm Crew

Name Department
Jacopo Quadri as Editor. He was 36 (now 59) years old Editing
Letizia Caudullo as Editor. Editing
Caio Gullane as Producer. He was 28 (now 50) years old Production
Fabiano Gullane as Executive Producer. He was 30 (now 52) years old Production
Gabi Moraes as Makeup Department Head. Costume & Make-Up
André Montenegro as Producer's Assistant. Production
Laís Bodanzky as Director. She was 31 (now 54) years old Directing
Luiz Bolognesi as Producer. He was 35 (now 57) years old Production
Luiz Bolognesi as Writer. He was 35 (now 57) years old Writing
André Moraes as Additional Music. He was 24 (now 46) years old Crew
Rui Pires as Producer's Assistant. He was 3 (now 25) years old Production
Arnaldo Antunes as Music. He was 40 (now 63) years old Sound
Austregésilo Carrano as Book. He was 44 (51) years old when He died Writing
Maria Ionescu as Executive Producer. She was 42 (now 65) years old Production
Sara Silveira as Producer. She was 51 (now 73) years old Production
Marcos Pedroso as Art Direction. Art
Angelo Raguseo as Sound Re-Recording Mixer. Sound
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Brainstorm (22 years)

  • Release day: Friday, June 22, 2001
  • Runtime: 74 minutes