Clara, a 65 year old widow and retired music critic, was born into a wealthy and traditional family in Recife, Brazil. She is the last resident of the Aquarius, an original two-story ...
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Iremar works at the "Vaquejadas", a rodeo in the North East of Brazil where two men on horseback try bring down a bull by grabbing its tail. It's dusty and back-breaking work, but Iremar is... See full summary »
A teenage girl with nothing to lose joins a traveling magazine sales crew, and gets caught up in a whirlwind of hard partying, law bending and young love as she criss-crosses the Midwest with a band of misfits.
Clara, a 65 year old widow and retired music critic, was born into a wealthy and traditional family in Recife, Brazil. She is the last resident of the Aquarius, an original two-story building, built in the 1940s, in the upper-class, seaside Boa Viagem Avenue, Recife. All the neighboring apartments have already been acquired by a company which has other plans for that plot. Clara has pledged to only leave her place upon her death, and will engage in a cold war of sorts with the company. This tension both disturbs Clara and gives her that edge on her daily routine. It also gets her thinking about her loved ones, her past and her future.
During the film's premiere at the Cannes Film Festival, the cast and crew the film staged a protest against the allegedly illegitimate impeachment of then Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff. They held signs reading "Brazil is experiencing a coup d'etat" and "54,501,118 votes set on fire!" which was deemed a brave and polemic act. See more »
It's impressive what people say about lack of education, and they always refer to poor people, but lack of manners isn't in poor people, it's in rich, well educated people like you, the elite, who think they are elite, who think they are privileged, who don't stand in line, you know? People like you who took a "business" course, but lack basic human decency, who have no character, you know? No character, no I mean, you do have a character; your character is money, all you've got is your ...
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It is a good movie, mostly simple and cliché, bordering on a bit mediocre (why not?), but it is a good production and I hope I get my opinion respected, because I know there are better movies with a similar theme, wonderful titles by the way (even in Brazilian cinema) :) The cast is very good (at most), and so are the scenarios. The music are very well chosen and live up to a good movie, and even improve their value The way the story unfolds is somewhat interesting, but it is not innovative at all. It is more of the same, but there is a good work accomplished, even if it is a formula already well-known in the cinema. The only thing that gets me disappointed about the movie is the way it has garnered the resources to be produced. Anyway, is an interesting movie. If you have nothing more important to do, and you are open mind for good vibrations and a nice story, so this movie worth watching.
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