The Jaguar

Emanuel Lavor, 100 min, In development

After the death of his daughter, a quiet farmer, his wife and their small grandson deal with grief in the midst of the Cerrado hindered by deforestation.


Screenplay and Direction: Emanuel Lavor

Executive Producer: Bruno Torres (Aquarela Midwest)

Production: Daniel Jaber and Luciana Damasceno (Fuskazul Filmes)

Co-production: Sara Silveira (Dezenove Som e Imagem)

Associate Producer: A.C. Nicolau and Cristian Lampert (Relatar-se)

Confirmed Actresses: Dira Paes and Denise Fraga


Selected for Maff – Mafiz (Malaga Film Festival Industry Zone, Spain, 2023)

Selected for Br Lab + Sebrae (São Paulo/SP, Brazil, 2022)

Winner of the Official Jury Award: “Troféu Horizonte (Best Feature Film Project)” with participation at Ventana Sur 2022 with support from “Projeto Paradiso” (Argentina) – 13º Brasil Cine Mundi (2022)

Winner of the “WCF – Audience Strategy Award” (World Cinema Fund, Germany) – 13º Brasil Cine Mundi (2022)

Winner of the Biobio Cine Award (participation in the Screenwriting Lab, Chile) – 13° Brasil Cine Mundi (2022)

Selected for the 13° Brasil Cine Mundi (Belo Horizonte/MG, Brazil, 2022)

Selected for the New Stories Laboratory (Campos do Jordão/SP, Brazil, 2022)

Selected for the Audience Design Workshop (BR Lab Audience Design) – 21° Goiânia Mostra Curtas (2022) – With Marina Tarabay

Selected for the Icuman Lab of the 21° Goiânia Mostra Curtas (2022) – Consultancy by the Filmmaker Gabriel Martins

Selected for the “Maestría En Guión” of Eictv (Escola Internacional de Cinema e TV, Cuba, 2021) – Tutorial of the actress and screenwriter Karine Teles