Directed By: Gustavo Pizzi
2018 / Portuguese / 95 min
Heralded at Sundance for its realistic depiction of daily life in the suburbs of Rio de Janeiro, this portrait of a mother whose son is leaving home earlier than she imagined to play handball in Germany shows the bittersweet emotions of motherhood, middle age, and seeing your children move away.
For a preview of this film, listen to the IC podcast, “From the Booth” F19 epidsode 4.
For an analysis of this film, listen to the IC podcast, “From the Booth” Fall 2019 episode 5.
IMDB Movie Page: www.imdb.com/title/tt5707048/?ref_=nv_sr_1?ref_=nv_sr_1
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