The Trial
  • Year2018
  • Duration139 min

The Trial offers a behind-the-scenes look at the impeachment of Dilma Rousseff, Brazil’s first female President. The film portrays the “judicial political” trial first at the House of Representatives and then, at the Senate focusing on the President’s Defence Team: her lawyer José Eduardo Cardoso and two senators who struggle to prove the President’s innocence against a majority vote by a Congress riddled with corruption.

Rating: TBC (Rated 18 until otherwise listed)

  • Director(s): Maria Ramos
  • Producer(s): Maria Ramos, Paulo de Carvalho, Gudula Meinzolt, Wout Conijn
  • Country: Brazil, Germany, Netherlands
  • Language: Portugese
  • Premiere status: UK Premiere