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(Que Horas Ela Volta?)

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Director : Anna Muylaert
Brazil 2014
112 minutes
Cert: 15A
 

 

This film could be classified as a socially conscious crowdpleaser. Val is a domestic servant in Sao Paulo, very conscious of her subordinate role within the household. The arrival of Jessica, Val’s biological daughter whom she hasn’t seen for 10 years, places a strain on the relationships within the household.

Audience award at the 2015 Berlin Film Festival.

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