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TONIGHT! NYFF! I am stoked! Tune in later for my post movie thoughts and reactions ;)
I need to rewatch ASAP. But this film makes sense, for a lot of reasons. Tough movie, often hysterical, sometimes sad. Sean continues to be bring out top notch performances from his actors. Go see it on the big screen.
In 1984 almost 60% of the Brazilian films released in theaters were pornographic films. From 1984 to 1989, hardcore pornographic films remained a huge market. Therefore, it is impossible to completely understand the history of Brazilian Cinema without having access to these films. There was a whole demographic who weren’t specifically interested in other genres of Brazilian cinema, but were rather interested in going to the theater to see pornos. While these films were very popular in the cinemas, they…