Cinema City 2008.
Mutum means mute. Mutum is a black bird that sings at night. It's also the name of a remote place in the Brazilian hinterland, where Thiago lives with his family. 10-year-old Thiago (Thiago da Silva Mariz) is different from the other kids. We only see the hazy world of adulthood through his eyes - a world of betrayal, violence and silence. With his brother and only friend Felipe (Wallison Felipe Leal Barroso), Thiago has to face up to a world he will eventually leave...
Best Actor (João Miguel), Best Screenplay, Adapted, Best Special Effects, 2008 Cinema Brazil Grand Prize
Deutsches Kinderhilfswerk - Special Mention, 2008 Berlin International Film Festival
Best Film, 2007 Rio de Janeiro International Film Festival