Thu, Dec 1, 2016
This Spirit Award Nominee for Best International Film (Brazil) made Cahiers du Cinema's Top 10 Films of 2016 list and director Kleber Mendonça Filho was named one of Variety's 10 Directors to Watch. The film, although not overtly political in subject matter, has become a battle cry for protest against the Brazilian government, after the filmmakers stepped out on the red carpet in Cannes in May, with signs denouncing the movement to impeach the Brazilian president.
"A career-defining performance by the great Sônia Braga - weathered, proud, sensuous, fragile - captivates and brings us into her world."
- Bilge Ebiri, The Village Voice