The series Som e Fúria (Sound and Fury), exhibited in July on the Globo network, will be released on DVD in October. The box set will contain the twelve episodes that made up the first year, with several versions of the original edits.
Som e Fúria (Sound and Fury) is based on the Canadian series Slings and Arrows and tells the story of a theater group that’s on the edge of bankruptcy and puts on famous Shakespeare plays, including Romeo and Juliet, Macbeth, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and Hamlet. The cast includes: Andréa Beltrão, Felipe Camargo, Pedro Paulo Rangel, Regina Case, Dan Stulbach, Rodrigo Santoro, Maria Flor, Daniel de Oliveira, Maria Helena Chira and other great names from Brazilian theater.
The series was directed by Fernando Meirelles, Fabrizia Pinto, Gisele Barroco, Rodrigo Meirelles and Toniko. A large group is rooting for a second season in 2010. Let’s Hear It!