I agree with a previous comment: the Gucci shoes shot is in bad taste, unless it was a hidden promotion of the mark; Sofia Bénard stepped into shoes larger than her capacity - she'll hardly become an actress, with this start; the film started as a good idea, but it never got a script to go with. Yet, the film has a few good marks going for it. It is a inner drama, and a social comment on isolation and egotism, and the closed sets (even a car in the woods is an extension of a person's cell, with a cellular phone), and the end shot is well prepared, slightly predictable but very beautiful. Not the best of Portuguese films, but not the worst, by a long shot. Foreign spectators will appreciate it more, possibly because it's social comment will be more heartfelt, directed at private, closed condominiums (recently introduced in that country), and more apt at finding the big budget movies that this one borrows from in aesthetic and ambience. The photography and the music serve the film well, and the sound recording and mix are more than OK (and that's usually a weak point in Portuguese films). The acting by Alexandra Lencastre and Ana Zanatti - in two opposite registers - is very good, and the scene in which tv reporter meets psychotherapist is excellent, with a perfect use of camera angles to serve the great beauty of Zanatti.
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