Alex and Hugo are a young couple who had been together for a little more than six months. One Friday night, when they arrive at Alex's flat, they will discuss some pending issues about ... See full summary »
Struggling with maintaining his same-sex long term relationship a secret and keeping up with his image of being the perfect straight A son, Alex must face his father and tell him the truth about his sexuality.
Set in Brazil's southern city of Porto Alegre, the film focuses on a socially repressed young man who only comes out of his shell during chatroom performances, when he strips and smears neon paints on his lithe body.
A delicate theme. A decent solution. And a story about choice, fatherhood and the truth who could not be said. At first sigh, a film about coming out. In fact, about a relation who becomes stronger using a secret who saves apparences. It is not the best film, not real convincing and not having the best actor for the role of father , but it is a pretty good one and, for a short film, it gives a nuanced and realistic answer to a crisis who has no reasonable solutions. So, the coming out. And its best moment.
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