About

Life in a middle-class neighbourhood in present day Recife, Brazil, takes an unexpected turn after the arrival of an independent private security firm. The presence of these men brings a sense of safety and a good deal of anxiety to a culture which runs on fear. Meanwhile, Bia, married and mother of two, must find a way to deal with the constant barking and howling of her neighbour’s dog. A slice...

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Written by

Kleber Mendonça Filho (Screenplay)

Runtime

131 minutes

Country

Brazil

Language

Portuguese

Cast

Keywords

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