Saturday, August 3 – 9:45 pm
TCL Chinese 6 Theatres
In the year 2027, in a dystopian Brazil, a deeply religious woman uses her position in a notary’s office to advance her mission to save struggling couples from divorce. Whilst waiting for a Sign in recognition of her efforts, she is confronted with a crisis in her own marriage that ultimately brings her closer to God.
Includes a post screening Q&A with the director(s)
ABOUT THE DIRECTOR(S)
Gabriel Mascaro is a Brazilian film director, scriptwriter and artist who lives and works in Recife, in the Northeast of Brazil. Initially known for his documentary work, his first fiction film, AUGUST WINDS, premiered in the international competition of Locarno Film Festival in 2014, where it won a special mention. In 2015 he released his second fiction feature, NEON BULL, which won the Orrizzonti Special Jury Prize at the Venice Film Festival and went on to receive critical acclaim and numerous awards including two Fenix awards (best Script and best Photography) and was Brazil’s entry to the Goya’s in 2016. DIVINE LOVE is his third narrative feature.