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5 dni na obejrzenie
766 Ocen


Brazylia, 2017
  • portugalski
  • angielski


Nastoletni André mieszka na przedmieściach, niedaleko starej fabryki aluminium. Po wypadku Cristiano, jednego z pracowników fabryki, André zostaje wysłany do jego domu, gdzie odkrywa pamiętnik. Wraz z czytającym wpisy do pamiętnika André poznajemy historię ciężkiego życia i przygód Cristiano.

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We’re delighted to present this Brazilian wonder of hybrid cinema! Araby gives a voice to marginal people—the film’s non-professional cast borrowed from their own reality—and focuses on everyday life’s grace and poetry, transcending usual (mis)representations. A vital paean to working-class heroes.

Arábia Reżyseria Affonso Uchoa, João Dumans Oglądaj
Oglądaj pozostało 5 dni
It has memorable, even quirky characters (such as Cristiano’s friend, Luizinho, who bums off on the job and hates arugula), and a strong, at times almost monumentally epic composition. More importantly, it has a distinct pulse, a mix of quicker vernacular with loftier phrasing, punctuated by a varied musical score—an enjambment of rock and Brazil’s popular tunes, traversing registers, high and low.
June 26, 2018
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Araby, a film that spends much of its runtime expressing the busy inner life of an outwardly placid man, is dedicated to the principle that appearances can be deceiving, a truism borne out in surprising ways by the movie itself, a skin-shedding thing that defies easy taxonomy.
June 22, 2018
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In this journey from individualism to a collectivity, and from subjectivity to a personal sensitivity shaped by class, Araby takes charge of the dominant, normative structure of storytelling, and puts a mirror in front of it, cleverly seducing the viewer to enter a world that they wouldn’t otherwise.
January 31, 2018
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  • Maureen Gueunet's rating of the film Arábia

    "We don’t want to represent the poor, marginal people as if their lives were only determined by violence or social conditions. We believe that these people can create something and think about more than mere survival. Of course reality can be shitty. We live in a world that make things difficult for poor people, but I believe that as filmmakers, we can sometimes reinvent reality and discover other possibilities"

  • Thiago's rating of the film Arábia

    Embora o enquadramento busque a perfeição que poderia submeter o olhar ao prazer da forma plástica e o diálogo se arraste para criar uma atmosfera literária, as pessoas mesmas (atores não profissionais), seus rostos, suas músicas, encontros, se sobrepõem e dão a força do filme.

  • Juan Soto's rating of the film Arábia

    The whole film is contained in the first shot: life is like a mountain with an uphill hard to climb and a joyful and rewarding downhill... but the second, lasts considerably less. The pain is about to start over—unless you stop pedaling.

  • HenriqueA's rating of the film Arábia

    3.5 - It's weird how exponentially and gradually it gets better by the minute, starting aimlessly with a by then uninterestig protagonist and slowly turning into a deep study into the loneliness of the working class. Goddamn.

  • OFF_FRAME's rating of the film Arábia

    While the slow introduction to the main story via the notebook feels irrelevant by the end it does set the pace and tone for a meditative, wandering examination of character that provides plenty of moments of subtle revelation. Gentle and unafraid filmmaking that shows a director genuinely curious about the world around them. 4 stars

  • josé neves's rating of the film Arábia

    Digital. Indie Lisboa # 4. Although it has a somewhat academic appearance in the way introduces the characters and delays the look in gloomy clichés, from the moment that enters the narration off, the odyssey structure, it finds a direct figuration of the Earth's disinherited ones, always just with its characters-people and their framing in a story without remission. The soundless ending is extraordinary.

  • Rodrigo Pépe's rating of the film Arábia

    Me pegou desprevenido e emocionou, as atuações são maravilhosas, sutis e construídas no silêncio e no olhar. Me incomodou um pouco o fato de o roteiro começar com um filme e terminar com outro, sem cruzá-los de maneira mais significativa no terceiro ato. De todos os modos, é um lindo filme, parabéns aos envolvidos!

  • vacher's rating of the film Arábia

    Des symboles forts, la dépression et la menace guette, épie chacun des gestes, une tranquillité d'une vie simple faite de labeurs et d'événements de la vie, mariage, naissance, vieillesse, mort. Mais ce n'est plus ça dans ce monde déshumaniser ou le diable semble faire tourner la roue de l'existence. La pollution, le capitalisme, le marxisme, l'immigration, le travail des femmes, de du bled au Brésil.

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