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Neighbouring Sounds (O som ao redor)

Neighbouring Sounds O som ao redor
  • 2012
  • Brazil
  • 131 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Kleber Mendonça Filho
  • Written by: Kleber Mendonça Filho
  • Cast: Irma Brown, Maeve Jinkings, Gustavo Jahn
  • Language: Portuguese
  • UK release: 22 March 2013

When the aging concierge of a Recife condominium is pensioned off for sleeping on the job, the residents hire a security firm which turns out to have its own agenda. A genuine ensemble piece with an artfully split focus, Filho's film is a clever and original drama of social concern.

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Neighbouring Sounds

26 Feb 20134 stars

A clever and original social drama from Brazil directed by Kleber Mendonca Filho

The current resurgence in Brazilian cinema throws up a major work in Kleber Mendonça Filho's Neighbouring Sounds, an allegorical tale of class conflict set in a Recife condominium. From the opening scene, in which young mother Bia (Maeve Jinkings) hides…

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