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Tuesday, Jan 22, 2013 9:10 PM
Dir. Kleber Mendonca Filho, Brazil, 2012, 131 min., NR, HD
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General Admission Adult - $8.75
General Admission Student - $7.25
General Admission Senior - $6.25
General Admission Child - $7.25
General Admission Military - $7.25

 
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A palpable sense of unease hangs over a city block in the Brazilian coastal town of Recife. Home to families and the servants who work for them, the area is ruled by an aging patriarch and his sons. When a private security firm is reluctantly brought in to protect the residents from a recent spate of petty crime, it unleashes the fears, anxieties and resentments of a divided society still haunted by its troubled past.

“Revelatory…the scope of his movie is narrow, but its ambitions are enormous, and it accomplishes nothing less than the illumination of the peculiar state of Brazilian (and not only Brazilian) society.” —A.O. Scott, New York Times