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Jogo de Cena

Directed by Eduardo Coutinho
Brazil, 2007
Documentary

Synopsis

Following a newspaper ad, ordinary women tell part of their life stories to director Eduardo Coutinho, which are then re-enacted by actresses, blurring the barriers between truth, fiction and interpretation.

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Critics reviews

Our faith in (or desire for) documentary’s power to reveal a unique and authentic human truth is unsettled when one realizes how easily one is duped. Deftly, Coutinho manages this while at the same time manifesting indisputable respect for his subjects and generosity toward their stories.
December 06, 2016
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