Drama | Foreign | 2018
Adriano Carvalho, Luana Nastas
Portuguese with English subtitles. Upon returning from a slave trading expedition, Antonio discovers that his wife has died in labor. Confined to a decaying property in the company of his aging mother-in-law and numerous slaves, he marries his wife’s young niece, Beatriz. Forced to live on the isolated farmhouse in the Brazilian mountains, Beatriz faces physical and emotional unrest beyond her years in this lyrical and nuanced historical mood piece from director Daniela Thomas.