Amazon Studios has released the trailer for Invisible Life, which will open in select theaters on December 20, 2019. The film is Brazil’s official submission for International Feature Film at the 92nd Academy Awards.
The film is set in 1950 Rio de Janeiro. Eurídice, 18, and Guida, 20, are two inseparable sisters living at home with their conservative parents. Although immersed in a traditional life, each one nourishes a dream: Eurídice of becoming a renowned pianist, Guida of finding true love. In a dramatic turn, they are separated by their father and forced to live apart. They take control of their separate destinies, while never giving up hope of finding each other.
Invisible Life is a tropical melodrama from Karim Aïnouz, the director of Madame Satã. The movie stars Carol Duarte as Eurídice Gusmão, Julia Stockler as Guida Gusmão, Gregorio Duvivier as Antenor, Bárbara Santos as Filomena, Flávia Gusmão as Ana Gusmão, Maria Manoella as Zélia, Antônio Fonseca as Manuel Gusmão, Cristina Pereira as Cecília, Gillray Coutinho as Afonso, and Fernanda Montenegro as present-day Eurídice Gusmão.
The film, which is based on the 2016 novel The Invisible Life of Eurídice Gusmão by Martha Batalha, had its world premiere at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival on May 20, 2019.