"Brazil already has the geographic shape of a heart.
Every Brazilian has that heart.
The music goes from one soul to the other.
The birds talk through music.  They have a heart.
Everything you feel in life you feel in the heart."
(Heitor Villa-Lobos, Composer)

Category: documentary
(Color - NTSC/2011 - HD/2016 - 39 min. - USA)

Synopsis: Soprano Stela Brandão is one of the most avid promoters of Brazilian classical music. Through her passion for Heitor Villa-Lobos, she brings intimate and poetic reflections on the work of this great Brazilian composer and inspire us to recognize ourselves in the various Brazils identified in the genius' music.

Notice: This film is for educational purposes and the preservation of the memory of Heitor Villa-Lobos only, with no commercial value in any way.

Production: Goulart Filmes
Producers: Marcelo Nigri and Yves Goulart
Soprano: Stela Brandão
Director and screenwriter: Yves Goulart
Cinematography and editing: Yves Goulart
Art director: Marcelo Nigri
Color correction: Simone Mihich Bueno
Re-recording mixers: Tim Starnes and Evaristo Scarsanela Junior
Concert images: Adnor Pitanga, Fernando Natalici and Yves Goulart
Music: Heitor Villa-Lobos
Art designer: Luciane Nardi
Translation: Micki Mihich


  • 3rd Mostra Brazilian Film Series (Chicago, November 2012);
  • 12th Havana Film Festival New York (New York, April 2011).