7.5/10
164
2 user 13 critic

O Amor Natural (1996)

A documentary on Brazil's relationship with the poetry of Carlos Drummond de Andrade, and to their own sexuality.

Director:

Heddy Honigmann
Reviews
1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

Photos

Edit

Storyline

A documentary on Brazil's relationship with the poetry of Carlos Drummond de Andrade, and to their own sexuality.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Documentary

Edit

Details

Country:

Netherlands

Language:

Portuguese

Release Date:

5 December 1996 (Netherlands) See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Color:

Color
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Featured in Zomergasten: Episode #12.3 (1999) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
I enjoyed the characters and their memories of love.
13 December 1999 | by raymond-15See all my reviews

This is a documentary style film in which a TV interviewer questions numerous Brasilian characters about love and sex, more particularly about the erotic poetry of Carlos Drummond de Andrade not published until after his death. Each of the colourful and often amusing characters reads a poem from a paperback copy of his work and each praises the content of the verses. We too are caught up in this erotic adventure as the interviewer takes us from house to house and we get a glimpse of the earthiness of Brasilian life as it is lived in and around Rio. The verses are read very well but somewhat hesitantly when 8o-year olds struggle without their reading glasses. The poet uses few but well-chosen words in an attempt to describe the orgasmic feelings of two people in love. It is said that Carlos Drummond was a shy man but one can scarcely believe that from his colourful descriptions of the sex act. The film is completely absorbing throughout and the language though very direct is acceptable in the context of the film.


10 of 10 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 2 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Comedy Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular comedy titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed