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The Lizards Of Boiaçu Doc . 16mm . Color . 21’ . 1992

A documentary filmed in Amazonia with naturalist Paulo Emilio Vanzolini. The film follows an expedition in Santa Maria do Boiaçu region. 

Director Ricardo Dias

Ricardo Dias is biologist, has a Cinema degree by the University of Sao Paulo and a Master’s degree in Cinema Studies by the New York University (1982). He works in the movie business since 1977. Has directed several medium length and short movies, and also works directing educational programs to brazilian television channels. In 2009, he directed the documentary  Um Homem de Moral, and in 1999 the documentary Faith, which won the Best Documentary Award at Biarritz Festival 1999. Previously, Dias directed the documentary On the River of the Amazons (1995), winner of eight national awards, including Best Film (Cuiabá – 95), Best Director (Brasília – 95) and Best Brazilian Film of 95 by the Art Critics’ Association of São Paulo (APCA). 



Narration: Lima Duarte



Ricardo Dias


Ricardo Dias and Júlio Rodrigues


Lima Duarte

Executive Producer

Zita Carvalhosa

Director of Photography

Rodolfo Ancona Lopes

Art Director

Cristiano Amaral


Marc Derossi


Celso Delneri

  • Brasília Festival - Best Short film
  • Festival deGramado - Best Short Film
  • Secretariat of State for Culture's Estímulo Award winner

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