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Trinta e um

Miguel Gomes Portugal, 2001

Jason's rating of the film Thirty-One Means Trouble

I feel like I found a canister of film in a garbage dump and projected it on a dirty white sheet in a drainage ditch. On drugs. Uppers and downers. A confusing handful of mysterious pills. It depicts little slices from murky lives on a planet perhaps our own. The closing shot's suggestion that we are witnessing some kind of statement on the state of the Portuguese nation is clearly a piss-take (?).