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Duncan Gray's rating of the film Aquarius

Through no fault of its own, Aquarius plays differently in the US. Old-timer conservationist vs. unsentimental developer is such an overused cliche over here that it's fascinating to read about the political subtext that became a flashpoint in Brazil. The film is a love letter to Braga, who's given a rich character, and the film is most successful not in the central drama, but in its look at memory and aging.