Mar de Dentro | The Sea Within

Mar de Dentro / The Sea Within

A film by Dainara Toffoli

This film was screened as a part of the CLA2020 Virtual Showcase

Mar de Dentro


Brazil, Drama, 2020
97 min, Color
Portuguese with English subtitles

Manuela is a successful professional who has to deal with the transformation of her body and her routine when she finds herself pregnant. In the midst of these challenges, fate strikes again, affecting her destiny. Despite never contemplating motherhood, when the baby is born, she has to learn to be a mother.


Dainara ToffoliDainara Toffoli is a creator and director of both documentary and fictional TV series and films. Her films have received awards in Brazil and abroad and have screened in festivals in the Netherlands, Spain, the US, Belgium and Finland. MAR DE DENTRO is her first fiction feature.



Producer: Eliane Ferreira, Pablo Iraola, Dinara Toffoli
Production Company: Muirsquitã Filmes, Elástica Filmes
Screenwriter: Dainara Toffoli, Elaine Teixeira
Cinematographer: Glauco Firpo
Editor: Willem Dias
Sound Design: Beto Ferraz
Music: Andre Namur, Yaniel Matos
Cast: Monica Iozzi, Rafael Losso

Print Source: Eliane Ferreira,