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
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