|Directed by||Eduardo Coutinho|
|Produced by||Guilherme Cezar Coelho|
João Moreira Salles
Mauricio Andrade Ramos
|Edited by||Jordana Berg|
In response to a newspaper ad, 83 women responded and told their life story in a studio. Twenty-three of them were selected and filmed in June 2006. In September of the same year, several actresses interpreted, in their own way, the same stories.
- Andréa Beltrão as herself
- Fernanda Torres as herself
- Marilia Pera as herself
- Aleta Gomes Vieira as herself
- Claudiléa Cerqueira de Lemos as herself
- Débora Almeida as herself
- Gisele Alves Moura as herself
- Jeckie Brown as herself
- Lana Guelero as herself
- Maria de Fátima Barbosa as herself
- Marina D'Elia as herself
- Mary Sheila as herself
- Sarita Houli Brumer as herself
Playing was included in the Official Selection at the International Film Festival in Punta del Este, and received its first international public screening there in February, 2008.
On April, 2008 the film was also screened at the Buenos Aires International Festival of Independent Cinema and at the Tribeca Film Festival.
|List of awards and nominations|
|Award||Date of ceremony||Category||Recipient(s) and nominee(s)||Result||Ref.|
|International Film Festival in Punta del Este||2008||Best Documentary||Playing||Won|||
|Cines del Sur||2008||Best Documentary||Playing||Won|||
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- "Playing". IDFA. Retrieved 28 May 2020.
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- "100 melhores documentários brasileiros" [Top 100 Brazilian documentaries] (in Portuguese). Revista de Cinema. 2 April 2017. Retrieved 27 May 2020.
- "Estômago' vence Festival de Cinema de Punta del Este" [Estômago' wins International Film Festival in Punta del Este] (in Portuguese). G1. 24 February 2008. Retrieved 28 May 2020.
- Richard Shpuntoff (2008). "The Documentary Tango: Buenos Aires Fest Reaches Out to Latin America". IDA. Retrieved 28 May 2020.
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- Richard Shpuntoff. "Jogo de Cena:Release Info". IMDb. Retrieved 28 May 2020.
- Carla Meneghini (26 October 2007). "'Jogo de cena' traz duelo entre realidade e ficção" [‘Jogo de cena’ is a showdown between the truth and the fiction] (in Portuguese). G1. Retrieved 28 May 2020.
- Jose Geraldo Couto (8 November 2007). "Coutinho questiona o real e a ficção" [Coutinho challenges the truth and the fiction] (in Portuguese). Folha de S.Paulo. Retrieved 28 May 2020.
- "'Jogo de cena' ganha prêmio de melhor filme em festival espanhol" ['Jogo de Cena' wins best film award at Spanish festival] (in Portuguese). O Globo. 7 June 2008. Retrieved 28 May 2020.