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Private Desert

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  • Mon, Oct 3

Director: Aly Muritiba Run Time: 121 min. Rating: Not rated Release Year: 2021 Language: Portuguese

Starring: Antonio Saboia, Laila Garin, Pedro Fasanaro, Thomas Aquino, Zezita Matos

Original title: Deserto Particular

40-year-old Daniel has been suspended from active police work and is under internal investigation for violence. When Sara, his internet love affair, stops answering his texts he decides to drive north in search of her, starting on what is apparently a fool’s errand. He shows Sara’s picture around, but nobody seems to recognize the woman. Until eventually one guy pops up, saying he can put the two in touch under very specific conditions.

In Portuguese with English subtitles

Winner: BNL People’s Choice Award – Venice Film Festival

Brazil’s Official Submission to the 94th Academy Awards

“Achingly beautiful and incredibly erotic.” – Variety

“Tackled with great delicacy and shored up by intense performances.” – Cineuropa

“Brimming with electricity yet bathed in the transformative power of love.” – The Independent Critic