Cine Latino

Title Conditional: Aquarius

Directed by Kleber Mendonça Filho (Brazil, 2015)

Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Time: 7:00 pm | 105 North Gate Hall

Sonia Braga in "Aquarius."
Sonia Braga in "Aquarius." 

Clara, a 65-year-old widow and retired music critic, is the last resident of the Aquarius, a vintage seaside building in Recife. All the neighboring apartments have been acquired by a company planning a high-rise development. Clara, having pledged to leave only upon her death, engages in a frightening and mysterious “cold war” with the company, which puts her on edge and brings up thoughts about past and future loved ones. 142 minutes. Portuguese with English subtitles.

Note: This film is rated 16+ for references to drugs and some sexual content.

“Aquarius is a marvelous and surprising act of portraiture, a long, unhurried encounter with a single, complicated person.” — A.O. Scott, New York Times 

All Cine Latino screenings are free and open to the public. No tickets are required.