Hard Labor [Trabalhar Cansa]
Directed By: Juliana Rojas and Marco Dutras
2011 / Portuguese / 99 min
As Helena starts a new business in São Paulo, her husband is let go from his job and must try desperately to adapt to the demands of a new economy. The family’s maid is herself, in turn, exploited in this genre bending horror-drama about the sinister side of work in the 21st century and decay of the social contract.
For a preview of Hard Labor with the IC directors, listen to the IC podcast “From the Booth” Episode 3.13 Winter 2020.
IMDB Movie Page: www.imdb.com/title/tt1686328/
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