Film Series: Runs & Limited Engagements

Good Manners

As boas maneiras

2017, Marco Dutra and Juliana Rojas, Brazil, 135 min. With Isabél Zuaa, Marjorie Estiano.

Show Times

  • Fri, Sep 14th 3:30pm
  • Fri, Sep 14th 8:00pm
  • Sat, Sep 15th 3:00pm
  • Sun, Sep 16th 5:00pm
  • Tue, Sep 18th 6:00pm
  • Thu, Sep 20th 7:30pm
Chicago premiere!

"A colorful, singular modern fairy tale…Guillermo del Toro meets Jacques Demy." - Serena Donadoni, Village Voice

"Wondrously weird…the film blends raw horror, deftly composed songs, beautifully drawn storyboards and strong lead performances into a single, elegant package." - Jeannette Catsoulis, The New York Times

Rich, alone, and pregnant Ana (Estiano) hires down-on-her-luck Clara (Zuaa) as nanny-to-be and something more in this supernatural fantasy that shades into horror-tinged darkness when a lesbian romance under the full moon becomes an omen for things out of this world. An incisive and sometimes humorous look at push-pull class warfare takes a sharp turn when a mother's hunger for blood and a horrific birth usher Clara into a new role as the surrogate mother, protector, and guard to a little boy with the unique characteristics of his mysterious and unknown father. In Portuguese with English subtitles. DCP digital. (BS)

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