• 2016
  • Brasil
  • 2h 22min
  • 18
  • Directed by: Kleber Mendonça Filho
  • Cast: Sonia Braga, Maeve Jinkings, Irandhir Santos
  • Language: Portuguese
  • UK release: 24 March 2017

Clara (Braga) is a 65 year old widow and retired music critic, the sole remaining resident of an apartment block by the sea, but a construction company wants to knock it down. Effective, slow-burn drama with a sensational performance from Braga. A rare, rounded, fiery portrair of a middle-aged woman.

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20 Mar 20174 stars

Sonia Braga is at her sensational best in a compelling slow-burn drama from Brazil's Kleber Mendonça Filho

The Brazilian director Kleber Mendonça Filho follows his outstanding debut Neighbouring Sounds with a second film based in Recife, a coastal city in the northeast of his country, again revolving around an obsession with property. In his first film…

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