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The Face You Deserve
The Face You Deserve
807 Ratings


“Up to your 30s, you have the face God has given you. After that, you get the face you deserve.” In the first part, a kids entertainer is turning 30 and having a hard time of it. In the second part, seven men in a state of suspended childhood live in the woods according to a set of ritual games.

Our take

Portuguese director Miguel Gomes emerged as a star on the 2000s festival circuit with offbeat, playful, inventively genre-bending visions like Tabu and Our Beloved Month of August. Here’s where he begins: a sweet, warped, colorful feature debut that took its director to Rotterdam.