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Inspired by true events, this is a story about what happens when two outsiders from opposite corners of the world are thrown together (Brazil-Germany)… Marten Brueckling, a retired music teacher from Germany, has inherited an original sheet of music by Bach’s son. Marten has to collect the sheet in person in the beautiful Baroque city of Ouro Preto in the heart of Brazil. But Brazil is no place for beginners: Funny circumstances drives him to teach music to the kids of a juvenile prison. Bach’s music and Brazil’s percussion instruments mix perfectly. One of the kids is Fernando, a lovable, abandoned boy who lived on the streets. But they discovers that they have more things in common as they thought…

Bach in Brazil – Ansgar Ahlers, Germany/Brazil, 2016, 90′