The Swimmer - The Story of Tetsuo Okamoto

Documentary (26 min) — BRA, 2014 - CPB B1402205200000

SYNOPSIS

Documentary about the trajectory of the long distance swimmer Tetsuo Okamoto (1932-2007), the first Olympic medalist in Brazilian Swimming.

INFO

Film produced by Kinopus specially for ESPN within the Brazilian Olympic Sport Memory project. The fund is an initiative of the Institute of Relational Policies and is sponsored by the Ministry of Culture and Petrobras.

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CAST

Enzo Putinati Kihara
Thomas Shimazaki
Carlos Henrique Kasuya
Felipe Kasuya
Luciano Pascoal
Wilson Matos

INTERVIEWS

Tetsuo Okamoto, Gabriel Shimizu da Rosa, Helton Nakagawa, Henrique Nicolini, Ilo da Fonseca, Issei Sakamoto, Manoel dos Santos, Mauro Hamatsu (Toishi), Osmar Baptista, Paulo Catunda, Ricardo Junji Okamoto, Rubens Okoti, Suzuê Okamoto, Takashi Yamassaki, Toninho Neto, Cristina Eizo e Wilson Matos.

CREW

Direction, Screenplay and Editing: Rodrigo Grota
Production: Guilherme Peraro
Research: Roberta Takamatsu
Direction of Photography: Guilherme Gerais
Music: Otavio Santos
Sound: Bruno Bergamo
Art Direction: Mayhara Nogueira Piana
Making of: Rafael Ceribelli and Roberta Takamatsu
Sound Editing and Mixing: Otávio Santos e Felipy Andrade
Direction and Production Assistants: Rafael Ceribelli and Roberta Takamatsu
Costumes: Mayhara Nogueira Piana
Image Post-Production and Art Design: Guilherme Gerais
Visual Effects: Mariah Frighetto
Stills: Fabio Augusto and Guilherme Gerais
Production: Kinopus

AWARDS

Best Documentary on the 10th Curta Ourinhos, SP - Brazil

EXHIBITIONS

December 10th, 2014 on ESPN
March 3rd, 2016 TV Brasil
2016 on TV5 Monde - France