“It’s a richly detailed character study, immersing the audience in the life and mind of its imperious main character. ”~Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian
Aroview: Gratifying portrait of a 65-year-old widow and retired music critic who battles a development company to retain her residency at the Aquarius, an original 1940s two-story building in an upper-class seaside suburb of Recife, Brazil.
4 stars (Very Good) Long, slow,witty & very original. Not everyone's cup of tea; gutsy portrait of a brave lively widow fighting against developers to keep her lovely home. Stunningly nuanced acting of Sonia Braga. Sophisticated intergenerational story, but v. modern.~Sandy