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654 Ratings

I Travel Because I Have To, I Come Back Because I Love You

Viajo Porque Preciso, Volto Porque te Amo

Brazil, 2009
Drama

Synopsis

Geologist José Renato is sent to the scrublands of the Sertão, a semi-arid isolated region in the northeast of Brazil. The goal of his survey is to assess possible routes for a water canal from the region’s only voluminous river. For many of the region’s inhabitants, the canal will be a lifeline.

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I Travel Because I Have To, I Come Back Because I Love You Directed by Karim Aïnouz, Marcelo Gomes

Critics reviews

Rather than illustrating the speaker’s story, I TRAVEL BECAUSE I HAVE TO, I COME HOME BECAUSE I LOVE YOU uses its complicated structure to undercut the tedious stupidity of its narrator. Not a great film, but an unforgettable one.
November 02, 2012
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