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Love. It just happens. No rules. It may look sick, but it's deep and it hurts. For everyone, Alex and Kiki are just good friends. They happen to be two girls experiencing another kind of love. For their family, Kiki and Sandu are sister and brother who sometimes fight. They happen to be lovers. Love Sick is about their stories.
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
it's a terrific movie. pretty slow, but that's the way the story has to go to put us inside the head of the characters. The silences (and there is a lot of them) are as important as the dialog, witch are pretty intense and full of meaning. The movie is based on a very hard novel, written in Brazilian Portuguese and sometimes is difficult even for Brazilians to understand a few lines. The movie keeps that structure, and it adds powerful images to the sentence. the acting is great, from the leading role to the character Ana, who doesn't speak at all but says a lot with the eyes. It's a difficult film to watch, but it is worth every second!
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