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Good Manners (As Boas Maneiras) Reviews

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June 12, 2018
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.
April 18, 2018
What's most impressive is how [the filmmakers] generate nervous laughter even when something truly horrific is happening.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
March 24, 2018
...casts traditional Brazilian werewolf lore into the aesthetics of a fairy tale.
Full Review | Original Score: B
November 3, 2017
Good Manners is a lyrical fable on how we treat others, how we raise good children, and how the world too often turns against us.
October 19, 2017
It's one of those films that needs to be seen to be believed. Dealing with desire and death, growing pains and inequality, Good Manners is truly unique and surprisingly touching come the finale.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
October 13, 2017
Pulling off an ambitious mash-up of genres like "Good Manners" is no easy feat - that Dutra and Rojas pull it off so successfully suggests we'll be hearing a lot more from them down the road.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
October 10, 2017 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 8, 2017
Genre defying and genuinely unexpected, this intriguing urban fairytale takes the mythology of the werewolf story and uses it as a prism through which to view contemporary Brazilian society.
August 16, 2017
"Good Manners" is an ambitious work not only in scope but design, influenced by Jacques Tourneur's psychological horror noirs.
August 9, 2017
A hybrid of art-house and genre cinema, combining sharp social commentary with grand guignol fantasy.
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