Futuro Beach
aka Praia do Futuro
First screened in September 2014
Director: Karim Aïnouz. Cast: Wagner Moura, Clemens Schick, Jesuíta Barbosa, Savio Ygor Ramos, Fred Lima, Demick Lopes, Thomas Aquino, . Screenplay: Felipe Bragança and Karim Aïnouz.

Twitter Capsule: Never tops stylistic audacity of opening sequence, but there's much to relish in images, sounds, and emotions.

VOR:   Exemplary, yes, of constraints multinational film deals can impose on final products, but also of how directorial sensibilities and bold negotiations of movement, color, and tone can trump them.

Photo © 2014 Strand Releasing/Coração de Selva/Hank Levine Film/Detailfilm

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B

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