Jean Charles (film)

Jean Charles is a 2009 British-Brazilian feature film depicting the life of Jean Charles de Menezes, the Brazilian immigrant wrongly shot dead by the Metropolitan Police at Stockwell tube station in London on 22 July 2005, after being mistaken for a terrorist.[1]

Jean Charles
Jean Charles Film Poster.jpg
Directed byHenrique Goldman
Written byHenrique Goldman
Marcelo Starobinas
Produced byHenrique Goldman
Luke Schiller
Carlos Nader
Stephen Frears (Executive)
Rebecca O'Brien (Executive)
StarringSelton Mello
Vanessa Giácomo
CinematographyGuillermo Escalon
Edited byKerry Kohler
Music byNitin Sawhney
UK Film Council
Mango Films
Distributed byImagem Filmes (Brazil)
Release date
  • 26 June 2009 (2009-06-26) (Brazil)
Running time
93 minutes
CountriesUnited Kingdom

The film was directed by Henrique Goldman and received its international premiere at the 2009 Toronto International Film Festival. Selton Mello stars as Jean Charles with many of the other roles played by the actual friends and family of Jean Charles de Menezes. Award winning director Stephen Frears was an executive producer for the film.[2]



  1. ^ "Jean Charles".
  2. ^ "Carlos Nader leva o filme "Jean Charles" para o Festival de Cinema de Toronto. – Glamurama". 31 August 2009.

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