AQUARIUS

Synopsis: 
Clara, a 65 year-old widow and retired music critic, was born into a wealthy and traditional family in Recife, Brazil. She is the last resident of the Aquarius, an original two-story building, built in the 1940s. All the neighboring apartments have already been acquired by a company that has other plans for that plot. Clara has pledged to only leave upon her death, and will engage in a cold war of sorts with the company. This tension both disturbs Clara and gives her daily routine an edge. It also gets her thinking about her loved ones, her past and her future.

Screenings

Friday
March 31 6:30 pm
Cinépolis Multiplaza Sala 8
Sunday
April 02 4:30 pm
Sala Mastercard - Teatro Balboa
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Kleber Mendonça Filho

Kleber Mendonça Filho was born in 1968 in Recife, northeast of Brazil, where he grew up and lives. After finishing university, Kleber worked as a journalist in the Jornal do Commercio, collaborating also with Folha de S. Paulo and other publications. In the nineties he made several documentaries and experimental short films with his production company, CinemaScópio. He made his debut with Neighboring Sounds (2012).