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A resourceful motoboy risks his life to secure justice for a friend’s death and confronts his own desire for revenge.


Moto Anjos is a gripping and gritty story that authentically portrays the hazardous lives of Brazilian motorbike messengers.

Discriminated and disenfranchised, this emerging and growing class struggle to provide for their families while fighting against pervasive corruption and criminality.

Alex is a resourceful motoboy who cheats death daily on the most dangerous streets in the world. One day his close friend is killed by a reckless motorist. Alex seeks justice, but the rich and connected hit-and-run driver subverts justice, and stymies Alex’s efforts.

With help from his newfound love, Lillian, a young engineer at the Traffic Command Center, Alex closes in on the reckless driver. But when his search for justice turns into a thirst for revenge, it puts him and everyone he cares for in danger.

Alex uses cunning and resolve to save his life and the lives of those close to him, but at great personal sacrifice.



JOE TRIPICIAN, Writer-Director

Joe Tripician is an EMMY-award winning producer, writer, director and playwright, and a published author, with over 36 years of experience in film, video, TV, and digital media production.


Joe's work has been broadcast and exhibited across America, Europe, and Japan, has shown at the Cannes Film Festival, and is part of the permanent collection at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City.


One of Brazil’s most accomplished feature film producers, Tuinho Schwartz has worked on 50 feature films and around 250 other format projects; with directors such as John Boorman and Tony Scott, actors such as Demi Moore, Dennis Hopper and Mick Jagger.

GILSON SCHWARTZ, Executive Producer

Professor of Economics of New Media at the Department of Film, Radio and TV, School of Communications and Arts at the University of São Paulo.  Gilson has professional experience in economics and finance, operating since 1994 as a consultant to financial institutions (Chief Economist, BankBoston, Advisor to the President at the BNDES, BNB consultant, Inter-American Development Bank consultant, CEF and Bradesco).

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