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tomie ohtake

The documentary report the trajectory of the painter through a great saga, from the time she was still living in Japan, through her arrival in Brazil in the 1930s, the permanence in the country due to the outbreak of the War, the beginning from a new life in the neighborhood of Mooca to the times of artistic recognition of public and criticism. Through a dialogue between the broad archive material recorded by the broadcaster about the artist, testimonials and reflections of those who accompanied Tomie throughout his life, the production also brings the presence of important figures of contemporary art and thought in Brazil, such as the as well as specialists in the work of Tomie as Paulo Miyada and Olívio Tavares de Araújo, his sons Ruy and Ricardo Ohtake, his friends and family members.