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Good Manners (As Boas Maneiras) (2017)

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Clara, a lonely nurse from the outskirts of São Paulo, is hired by mysterious and wealthy Ana as the nanny of her unborn child. Against all odds, the two women develop a strong bond. But a fateful night changes their plans.

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Critic Reviews for Good Manners (As Boas Maneiras)

All Critics (10) | Top Critics (3)

...an unnerving werewolf tale that explores themes of motherhood and otherness, sometimes suggesting a retelling of Frankenstein. But with a werewolf. Yet for all the blood and gore, this is a quiet, gentle story...

October 10, 2017 | Full Review…

"Good Manners" is an ambitious work not only in scope but design, influenced by Jacques Tourneur's psychological horror noirs.

August 16, 2017 | Full Review…

A hybrid of art-house and genre cinema, combining sharp social commentary with grand guignol fantasy.

August 9, 2017 | Full Review…

Those sick of the apprehensive nature of modern "elevated horror" movies will find some relief here, as well-known werewolf traits are treated respectfully and without irony.

June 12, 2018 | Full Review…

What's most impressive is how [the filmmakers] generate nervous laughter even when something truly horrific is happening.

April 18, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

...casts traditional Brazilian werewolf lore into the aesthetics of a fairy tale.

March 24, 2018 | Rating: B | Full Review…

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