SIP FilmFest 2018: Como nossos pais / Just Like Our Parents

Directed by Laís Bodanzky, Brazil, 2017. Drama. 102 min. (trailer / details)
Nau Hall 101, University of Virginia

  • 2–2:10pm Introduction to the film
  • 2:10–4:30pm Film and discussion

When Rosa's mother makes a surprising disclosure to her one day, Rosa decides to break out of her usual obligations. In so doing, she discovers that life holds many surprises in store for her. "A story of universality and warmth about a woman feeling crushed by the impossible expectations she places on herself as a wife, mother, daughter, and breadwinner." (Variety)

Awards and nominations:

  • Festival de Cinema Brasileiro de Paris, 2017: Best Movie
  • Festival de Gramado, 2017: Best Movie, Best Director, Best Actress (Maria Ribeiro), Best Actor (Paulo Vilhena), and other technical awards
Nau Hall 101, University of Virginia
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Event Date: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018 1:00 PM