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Vazante

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Upon returning from a trading expedition, Antonio discovers that his wife has died in labor. Confined to a decadent but desolate property, he marries his wife’s young niece, Beatriz. Separated from her family and left alone on the rugged farmhouse in the Brazilian mountains, Beatriz finds solace in the community of slaves. The haunting and stunning solo directorial debut from Brazilian filmmaker Daniela Thomas—a frequent collaborator with Walter Salles— exploresthe fraught intersection of feminism, colonialism, and race. (Brazil, 2017, 116m, Music Box Films)