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Brazilian baroque. The young son that ran from his dominant family, descends into decadence and then returns to the nest. With melodramatic themes of tyrannical fathers, incest, fierce family conflicts and an overheated and intense visual style to match. Written by
Lavoura Arcaica is already one of the best movies ever made in Brazil.
Concerning to Photography, it is a Master Class, totally out of conventional patterns. Art Direction is also accurate. Although in some moments the words just repeat what images show completely (no reason for that), it is amazing how a psychological book such as Raduan Nassar's novel has become a mature film. Cinema - in capital letter. A rare gem.
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