His first feature, Madame Satã, premiered in Cannes Un Certain Regard in 2002. He also directed Love for Sale, 2006 (Venice Orizzonti), I Travel Because I Have To, I Come Back Because I Love You, 2009 (Venice Orizzonti), and The Silver Cliff, 2011 (Cannes Directors’ Fortnight). In 2014, Futuro Beach screened in the Berlinale Competition. The documentary Central Airport THF premiered at the 68th Berlinale (Panorama) and won the Amnesty International Prize. The Invisible Life of Eurídice Gusmão is his seventh feature.
Aïnouz has directed, with Sergio Machado, the TV series Alice for HBO Latin America. His installations and collaborative projects as a visual artist have been part of events such as Sharjah, São Paulo and Whitney Museum Biennials. He is also a screenwriting tutor at the Porto Iracema das Artes in Fortaleza, Brazil.
2019 THE INVISIBLE LIFE OF EURIDICE GUSMÃO (A VIDA INVISIVEL DE EURIDICE GUSMÃO)
2017 ZENTRALFLUGHAFEN THF
2014 FUTURO BEACH
2011 SILVER CLIFF
2009 I TRAVEL BECAUSE I HAVE TO, I COME BACK BECAUSE I LOVE YOU
2006 LOVE FOR SALE
2002 MADAME SATÃ
Rio de Janeiro, 1950. 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 being finding each other. A tropical melodrama from the director of Madame Satã. More