Aquarius

2016/ Color/ 142 mins/Brazil




Category Cinema International
Director Kleber Mendonca Filho
Producer Emilie Lesclaux, Said Ben Said, Michel Merkt
Screenplay Kleber Mendonca Filho
Cinematography Pedro Sotero, Fabricio Tadeu
Editor Eduardo Serrano
Music NULL
Set Juliano Dornelles, Thales Junqueira
Costume Rita Azevedo
Cast Sonia Braga (Clara), Maeve Jinkings (Ana Paula), Irandhir Santos (Roberval), Humberto Carrao (Diego), Zoraide Coleto (Ladjane), Fernando Teixeira (Geraldo), Buda Lira (Antonio), Paula De Renor (Fatima), Barbara Colen (Clara in 1980), Daniel Porpino (Adalb
Production Company Cinema Scopio Producoes
World Sales NULL
Festival/Awards Cannes 2016

Clara, a 65-year-old widow and retired music critic, is the last resident of the Aquarius, one of the few buildings of its age and character that remains in a rapidly changing seaside Recife neighborhood. Now that the other apartments have been swept up by a company with ambitious plans for redevelopment, pressures to move on surround Clara from all sides. But she has pledged to leave only upon death, and will engage in a cold war with the developers to keep a home that has been a silent witness to her entire life. The resulting confrontation is mysterious, frightening and nerve-wracking, tingeing even Clara's most familiar routines with the tension of a thriller.

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