Aquarius

Aquarius
  • 2016
  • Brasil
  • 2h 22min
  • 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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Performance times

Arts Picturehouse, Cambridge (0.0 miles)

38–39 St Andrew's Street, Cambridge, CB2 3AR
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Thu 23 Nov

Queen Mother Theatre, Hitchin (0.0 miles)

1 Walsworth Road, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG4 9SP
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Fri 9 Feb

£5.50

Reviews & features

Aquarius

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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