First screened in September 2018
Directors: Gabriel Abrantes and Daniel Schmidt. Cast: Carloto Cotta, Cleo Tavares, Anabela Moreira, Margarida Moreira, Carla Maciel, Chico Chapas, Joana Barrios, Maria Leite, Filipe Vargas, Hugo Santos Silva, Vítor de Almeida. Screenplay: Gabriel Abrantes and Daniel Schmidt.

Twitter Capsule: Like its protagonist, goofily cheerful and eager to please but pretty dumb. I appreciate the creativity and confidence.

VOR:   No question it's bold and unique in style, tone, and execution. The first act makes the strongest case. Returns start diminishing quickly.

Photo © 2018 Les Films du Bélier/Maria & Mayer/
Syndrome Film, © 2019 Kino Lorber

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B–

Cannes Film Festival: Critics' Week Grand Prize

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