Open City Documentary Festival • 1h 10m
Dir. Juliana Antunes - 2017 - Brazil - Spoken language: Portuguese - Subtitles: English
Andreia wants to move out. Leid is waiting for her husband, who is in prison. They are neighbours in a poor suburban slum of Belo Horizonte, Brazil, trying to escape the daily dangers of a drug traffic war happening on the outside and avoid the tragedy that comes with the rain. First time director Juliana Antunes guides her non-professional cast to an intimate portrait of life in the favelas.
"a remarkable feature debut with a distinctive political voice and a clever use of documentary technique" ioncinema http://ow.ly/I2nE50Byjy2
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