Two girlfriends visit a big Brazilian beach festival and decide to just let go. They enjoy the music, booze, drugs and on one steamy afternoon even each other. They also meet a young man and things can't be better. Can this paradise last?
Lara and Erika who is an international DJ are lesbian friends. During a festival where Erika is working, they meet Nando and, together, they live an intense moment. However, soon after the trio splits up. Years after Erika and Nando are reunited in Amsterdam, where he travels with his friend Patrick.Here she falls in love with Nando. But just she remembers the real motive why they moved away shortly after they met, years before.Written by
You could reduce the movie to its core message, but it wouldn't be fair to the story itself. And it's nicely edited (with time-lines crossing and giving you bits and pieces to swallow), even though it should be more than predictable early on. Then again there is a spin on that too. And there is some nudity and a lot of music and a lot of partying. "Of course" all that comes with a price.
You could say the bad tries to creep into the good moments someone is having. Like a balance, like yin-yang or whatever you want to call it. Decisions are made and people have to live with the consequences of their decisions. So life then ... as we know it. The acting is nice and the framing/colors are really putting you in the mood. "Enjoying" the movie would be a stretch, but it's powerful at times
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