Hard Paint (Tinta Bruta) (2018)



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While facing criminal charges, Pedro must grapple with his sister's sudden decision to move away and leave him behind. Alone in the darkness of his bedroom, he dances covered in neon paint, while thousands of strangers watch him via webcam.


Critic Reviews for Hard Paint (Tinta Bruta)

All Critics (8) | Top Critics (3)

Hard Paint explores what makes a true human connection in an era when emotional and sexual gratification can be obtained with a click.

Oct 10, 2018 | Full Review…

A melancholic look at how the consequences of bullying, the burden of being different, and the artificial construct of internet chats break down social bonds.

Feb 28, 2018 | Full Review…
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Themes of abandonment, loneliness and yearning wash through Hard Paint, a hypnotically intimate character study examining a damaged young gay man's double life as an online sex performer.

Feb 20, 2018 | Full Review…

With an inevitably bittersweet ending that rings true, Hard Paint is a phenomenal film about being young and queer.

Feb 14, 2019 | Rating: 5/5 | Full Review…

It ends in one of the best shots that Cinema created in 2018. [Full review in Portuguese.]

Dec 5, 2018 | Rating: 5/5 | Full Review…

Hard Paint (Tinta Bruta) deals with heavy topics like social exclusion, suicide, loneliness, abandonment and abuse, but manages to treat each of them with the earnest attention they deserve.

Nov 3, 2018 | Rating: 10 | Full Review…

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