Brazilian film wins Tokyo festival grand prix

posted on November 1, 2015

The Brazilian film "Nise" has been awarded the Grand Prix on the final day of the Tokyo International Film Festival.

The movie depicts the life of a psychiatrist who worked at a hospital outside Rio de Janeiro.

It is based on the true story of a psychiatrist, Nise, who treated patients with affection, and changed them as well as the hospital where she worked.

The film was directed by Brazilian director Roberto Berliner.

More than 200 films from around the world were shown during the 10-day event that was attended by over 63,000 people.

source by NHK world
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