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Casa Grande (2015)




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Coming-of-age as rude awakening: one high school senior's dawning sexuality is shadowed by the discovery of his upper-class family's looming financial ruin. Polished and penetrating, Casa Grande renders a sharp social canvas of contemporary Brazil through the eyes of young Jean, who struggles with newfound knowledge of his racial and class privilege even as his parents, a failed hedge-fund baron and his sheltered wife, grasp at straws merely to survive.

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Alice Melo
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All Critics (10) | Top Critics (4)

Barbosa skillfully skewers the presumptions of rich folks who presume they deserve all that they've gotten, even as they're squandering it.

April 8, 2016 | Full Review…

Mr. Cavalcanti, new to the screen, has a natural manner, by turns tentative and blustering.

November 12, 2015 | Full Review…

Precariously balanced social structures maintaining class, race and expectations come crashing down in Casa grande, Fellipe Barbosa's well-made feature debut.

November 11, 2015 | Full Review…

Cavalcanti -- an occasional TV performer whose considerable musical gifts the guitar-strumming Jean shares -- makes for a consistently engaging and intriguing protagonist.

November 11, 2015 | Full Review…

The film captures perfectly the customs of the upper classes but isn't subtle about its discourse. [Full review in Spanish]

June 9, 2016 | Full Review…

Superb dissection of class and race contradictions in a society that is falling apart at the seams.

November 14, 2015 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Casa Grande

A brilliant drama that manages to be both depressing and hilarious in the biting, unapologetic way that it exposes nearly every malaise deep-rooted in Brazilian society, always hitting with remarkable sharpness where it shoots and not letting anyone escape the heavy blow.

Carlos Magalhães
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