Share

Watch It

On DVD: Now | On Blu-ray: TBD

The Year My Parents Went on Vacation

Synopsis

A 12-year-old Brazilian boy who longs to see his team win out over Italy in the 1970 World Cup match finds his entire world turned upside down as his left-wing parents are forced into hiding and he is sent to live with his grandfather in São Paulo's Bom Retiro district. Though his country is being held in the grip of a military dictatorship and the war in Vietnam is raging abroad, young Mauro can't seem to think about anything else but the upcoming World Cup match between Brazil and Italy. If Jairzinho...more

Other Critics

4.0

67 out of 100 Metascore®

Generally favorable reviews

Read reviews

Advertisement