Just Like Our Parents (Como Nossos Pais) (2017) - Rotten Tomatoes

Just Like Our Parents (Como Nossos Pais) (2017)




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Critic Reviews for Just Like Our Parents (Como Nossos Pais)

All Critics (7) | Top Critics (2)

Lead actress Ribeiro ensures that Rosa is a figure anyone can identify with, her struggle for self-realization as pertinent today as it was in Clarice's generation.

February 20, 2017 | Full Review…

Though the film is sometimes a bit too on the nose in terms of its references, this is nonetheless an impressive work, further elevated by a finely chiseled performance from actress Maria Ribeiro.

February 12, 2017 | Full Review…

The filmmaker Laís Bodanzky proposes a timely feminist reflection... supported by the great work of a cast headed by Maria Ribeiro and an appreciable balance between the intensity of the sequences and the beauty of the images. [full review in Spanish]

August 10, 2018 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

In an intelligent way, the Brazilian director Laís Bodanzky focuses her attention, exclusively, on the family microcosm, in an attempt to highlight the challenges and difficulties that Rosa must overcome in the day to day. [Full review in Spanish]

August 7, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

The empowerment of a woman, with the common sense of [director] Laís Bodanzky. [Full review in Spanish]

May 29, 2018 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…

After a slow start to the Berlinale film festival, Lais Bodanzky's Just Like Our Parents emerged as one of the highlights.

June 30, 2017 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Just Like Our Parents (Como Nossos Pais)


Even though this weak and extremely irregular film does a few things right here and there, it is really hard to overlook so many flaws, like the amount of clichés, the occasionally cheesy dialogue and the poor characterization of its characters (and their motivations).

Carlos Magalhães
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