Chico wakes up on his 30th birthday to the sound of his girlfriend singing “Happy Birthday” to him on his answering machine. When João wakes up in bed next to him, he realizes that this is not his typical birthday.
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Baaaaaahhhh. Over the top acting and a bland narrative that not even the social taboo crutch could help sustain. [the way I see it] If you're going to pull off a sort of social realism you either make it aesthetically pristine (a la Eggleston) or give me 20min of naturally captivating dialogue. Less cat, more 'talking while shitting' kind of thing