A film by Pia Marais

4th feature – 100 min – English / French / Portuguese

Synopsis: Transamazonica is a contemporary western set in the frontier world of the Amazon Rainforest. As young miracle healer Rebecca and her missionary father Hans Grothe find themselves drawn into the escalating conflict between an indigenous tribe and the marauding loggers, she must confront the mystery of her past, which lies hidden inside the forest, deep in the indigenous reservation and buried in her memory.

Shooting: November 2020
Delivery: May 2021
Produced by: Cinéma Defacto
In coproduction with: Pandora Filmproduktion (Germany)
In association with: Gaïjn (France)

Developed with the support of: Collectivité de Guyane – Aide au développement, Angoa, Aide au développement franco-allemand, Film-and Medienstiftung NRW, MEDIA Creative Europe