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Gabriel and the Mountain (2017)

Gabriel e a Montanha (original title)
Not Rated | | Drama | 30 August 2017 (France)
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Before entering a prestigious American university, Gabriel Buchmann decided to travel the world for one year, his backpack full of dreams. After ten months on the road, he arrived in Kenya ... See full summary »

Director:

Fellipe Barbosa

Writers:

Fellipe Barbosa (screenplay), Lucas Paraizo (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
6 wins & 17 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
João Pedro Zappa João Pedro Zappa ... Gabriel Buchmann
Caroline Abras ... Cristina
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Alex Alembe Alex Alembe
Rashidi Athuman Rashidi Athuman
John Goodluck John Goodluck
Luke Mpata Luke Mpata
Manuela Picq Manuela Picq ... Nadia
Rhosinah Sekeleti Rhosinah Sekeleti
Leonard Siampala Leonard Siampala
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Before entering a prestigious American university, Gabriel Buchmann decided to travel the world for one year, his backpack full of dreams. After ten months on the road, he arrived in Kenya determined to discover the African continent. Until he reached the top of Mount Mulanje, Malawi, his last destination.

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Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Country:

Brazil | France

Language:

English | Portuguese | Swahili | French

Release Date:

30 August 2017 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Gabriel et la montagne See more »

Filming Locations:

Kenya See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,963, 17 June 2018

Gross USA:

$18,415

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$505,769
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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The best of fiction and non-fiction in one
28 January 2018 | by MargrietFSee all my reviews

Many of the characters in this film were people that Gabriel met on his real life journey. Recreating a dramatic story might have led to a film that glorifies 'the victim' or that leads to a flat depictions of characters and events. But, not in this one. Gabriel is complex character who can be selfish and selfless, naive and expert, conventional and unpredictable. It is not another 'Into the Wild', first of all, because it is set in Africa and addresses cultural differences and economic inequality. Furthermore, Gabriel does not break his social ties. Sharing experiences is important to him.


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