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The Last Zone

A Força do Atrito

Directed by Pedro M. Ruivo
Portugal, 1993


The aftermath of a nuclear disaster in a country with a dire economical crisis and where unemployment soars: Portugal.

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The Last Zone Directed by Pedro M. Ruivo

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  • chanandre's rating of the film The Last Zone

    Terá sido o primeiro "Que se Foda!" da história do cinema português? Sorrisos: "bute", "caguei" e "cabrão". Além do calão, incomum numa cinematografia tão casta e tão dada a 'ora, bolas' e 'chiça' (César Monteiro não conta), um admirável filme dos nossos anos 90, com uns fresquíssimos e novíssimos (comoventes) João Grosso, Sylvie Rocha (musa) e Manuel João Vieira e aquela pressão-de-ar a fazer de caçadeira>*risos*.

  • José Neves's rating of the film The Last Zone

    As the António de Macedo's film commented below, this movie is also an unusual science fiction essay in a cinematography so averse to such fancies. Another example of the 80s by its look and language, that does not reach the proposals that one can guess, but at least set up a land of devastation in a part of Lisbon already extinct, by its own cinematic capacities. Its "in solitude" guarantees an additional interest.

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