Directed byJúlio Bressane
Written byJúlio Bressane
Rosa Dias
Screenplay byJúlio Bressane
Produced byLucia Fares
Tarcísio Vidigal
StarringAlessandra Negrini
Miguel Falabella
Bruno Garcia
CinematographyWalter Carvalho
Edited byRodrigo Lima
Distributed byGrupo Novo de Cinema e TV
Release date
  • May 23, 2008 (2008-05-23)
Running time
116 minutes

Cleopatra is a 2007 Brazilian epic historical drama film directed by Júlio Bressane. It stars Alessandra Negrini in the eponymous role.[1]

Plot summary

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The film premiered at the Brasília Film Festival on November 23, 2007.

Filmed in Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro with cinematography by Walter Carvalho (from Central Station and Carandiru), Cleopatra is defined by the filmmaker as “a lyrical vision” of the persona of the last queen of ancient Egypt.


2007: Festival de Brasília[2]

  1. Best Film (won)
  2. Best Actress (Alessandra Negrini) (won)
  3. Best Art Direction (Moa Batsow) (won)
  4. Best Cinematography (Walter Carvalho) (won)
  5. Best Music (Guilherme Vaz) (won)
  6. Best Sound (Leandro Lima) (won)


  1. ^ Carla Meneghini (November 21, 2007). "Com Negrini, 'Cleópatra' é favorito do Festival de Brasília" (in Portuguese). G1. Retrieved August 21, 2019.
  2. ^ "'Cleópatra' divide público em Brasília" (in Portuguese). G1. November 24, 2007. Retrieved August 21, 2019.