Aquarius (05/12/2016)

poster_aquariusA film by / un film de: Kleber Mendonça Filho
With / Avec : Sonia Braga, Maeve Jinkings, Irandhir Santos
Cinemagique: 05/12/2016 | Cinema du Parc  | 135 min |   BILLETS | TICKETS

Clara, a 65-year-old widow and retired music critic, is the last resident of the Aquarius, one of the few buildings of its age and character that remains in a rapidly changing seaside Recife neighborhood. Now that the other apartments have been swept up by a company with ambitious plans for redevelopment, pressures to move on surround Clara from all sides. But she has pledged to leave only upon death, and will engage in a cold war with the developers to keep a home that has been a silent witness to her entire life. The resulting confrontation is mysterious, frightening and nerve-wracking, tingeing even Clara’s most familiar routines with the tension of a thriller.

Clara, la soixantaine, ancienne critique musicale, est née dans un milieu bourgeois de Recife, au Brésil. Elle vit dans un immeuble singulier, l’Aquarius construit dans les années 40, sur la très huppée Avenida Boa Viagem qui longe l’océan. Un important promoteur a racheté tous les appartements mais elle, se refuse à vendre le sien. Elle va rentrer en guerre froide avec la société immobilière qui la harcèle. Très perturbée par cette tension, elle repense à sa vie, son passé, ceux qu’elle aime.