Jules and Dolores


Rio de Janeiro, 1983. In an attempt to pay off his gambling debt and pacify his flamboyant girlfriend Dolores, fun-loving Peralta and his happy-go-lucky buddy Borracha decide to steal a golden replica of the legendary Jules Rimet soccer World Cup trophy. Too bad they heist the original cup, which puts the entire country on the alert.

JULES AND DOLORES is based on a remarkable event in Brazilian history.

Title Jules and Dolores
Original Title O Roubo da Taça
Directed by Caito Ortiz
Starring Paulo Tiefenthaler, Taís Araújo, Danilo Grangheia, Milhem Cortaz, Fabio Marcoff
Genre Comedy, History, Sport
Running time 91 min
Language Portuguese
Nationality Brazil
Scriptwriter Caito Ortiz, Lusa Silvestre
Cinematographer Ralph Strelow
Produced by Prodigo Films
Local Release 2016
Film Status Completed


  • World Premiere - SXSW 2016 (Audience Award)
  • Official Selection (Competition)  - Raindance FF 2016
  • Official Selection (Competition) - Gramado FF 2016 (Best Actor, Best Screenplay, Best Cinematography, Best Art Direction)

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