À Beira do Caminho

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À Beira do Caminho
Directed by
Written byPatrícia Andrade
Produced byLula Buarque de Hollanda
StarringJoão Miguel
Ângelo Antônio
Dira Paes
Vinícius Nascimento
Ludmila Rosa
CinematographyLula Carvalho
Edited byVicente Kubrusly
Music byBerna Ceppas
Conspiração Filmes
Distributed byFox Film
Release date
  • 10 August 2012 (2012-08-10)
Running time
102 minutes
Box office$713,129

À Beira do Caminho is a 2012 Brazilian drama film directed by , starring João Miguel, Ângelo Antônio, Dira Paes, Vinícius Nascimento, and Ludmila Rosa. The title of the film is a reference to the 1969 popular song "Sentado à Beira do Caminho" by Erasmo Carlos.[1]


João, a truck driver, leaves his hometown and travels across the country. On one of his trips, he discovers a boy, Duda, hidden in his truck; the child, who has no mother, is in search of his father. João reluctantly agrees to take him to the nearest city, and ends up forming a friendship with him.

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The film received mixed reviews.[2][3] Several critics pointed out similarities with Silveira's 2005 feature Two Sons of Francisco.


  1. ^ "À Beira do Caminho". adorocinema.com (in Portuguese). Retrieved 6 February 2021.
  2. ^ "Crítica: 'À Beira do Caminho' não inova, mas encanta pelo sentimento" [Critique: 'À Beira do Caminho' does not innovate, but enchants with feelings]. folha.uol.com (in Portuguese). 10 August 2012. Retrieved 6 February 2021.
  3. ^ "Diário do Cine PÉ 2012 À Beira do Caminho". cultura.estadao.com (in Portuguese). 27 April 2012. Retrieved 6 February 2021.

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