Heleno picked up by Screen Media at Miami International Film Festival.
Screen Media has acquired North American rights to the film starring Rodrigo Santoro, after a successful screening at the Miami International Film Festival, announced President of Screen Media Films Suzanne Blech today.
Pic produced and presented by Miami Dade College will find theatrical release in Summer this year and is a biography of the tragic life of one of Brazil's greatest soccer players, Heleno de Freitas.
Santoro plays the title character, a legend whose career shone briefly, but brightly, through the 1940s. José Henrique Fonseca directs from the script by Felipe Bragança, Fernando Castets and José Henrique Fonseca.
Heleno is produced by Eduardo Pop and RT Features' Rodrigo Teixeira. The film will be released wide in Brazil later this month.
Check out the official international trailer below for Heleno: