Mars One (Marte Um) official trailer and release date
Mars One (Marte Um) directed by Gabriel Martins

Ava DuVernay’a Array Releasing revealed the official trailer for Mars One (Marte Um), the family drama selected as Brazil’s official section for International Feature Film at the 95th Academy Awards. In the film starring Rejane Faria, Carlos Francisco, Camilla Damião and Cícero Lucas, a middle-class Black family in Brazil feels the strain of their new reality after a far-right politician takes power in Brazil.

Directed by Gabriel Martins, Mars One world premiered at the 2022 Sundance Film Festival, followed by the New York premiere at the 2022 Tribeca Film Festival; and will be released in theaters and on Netflix on January 5th, 2023.

In Mars One, the Martins family are optimistic dreamers, quietly leading their lives in the margins of a major Brazilian city following the disappointing inauguration of a far-right extremist president. A lower-middle-class Black family, they feel the strain of their new reality as the political dust settles. Tércia, the mother, reinterprets her world after an unexpected encounter leaves her wondering if she’s cursed. Her husband, Wellington, puts all of his hopes into the soccer career of their son, Deivinho, who reluctantly follows his father’s ambitions despite secretly aspiring to study astrophysics and colonize Mars. Meanwhile, their older daughter, Eunice, falls in love with a free-spirited young woman and ponders whether it’s time to leave home.

Watch the official trailer for Mars One.

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