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The Moving Creatures (2015)





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Three families, in three different situations, have to deal with a sudden change in their lives, caused by a loss or a re encounter. Three mothers sing their love for their children while facing difficult times. A film about affection on the borders of painful happenings.

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Beto Matos
as Ricardo
Ledda Marotti
as Catarina
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Critic Reviews for The Moving Creatures

All Critics (4) | Top Critics (2)

A chilling reminder that a simple life is no shield against the disastrous or the devastating, and that the parent-child relationship is at least as essential to the parent as it is to the child.

September 10, 2015 | Full Review…

A puzzling film that despite being saturated with feeling leaves only a vague impression.

September 8, 2015 | Full Review…

Caetano Gotardo's triptych of short tales features a sense of experimentation and poetic license mostly seen in European cinema.

September 10, 2015 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

Potentially off-putting, 'The Moving Creatures' blends unlikely genre elements in a surprisingly endearing way.

September 10, 2015 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for The Moving Creatures


The music is a bit redundant and Gotardo's direction awkward sometimes (especially the mise-en-scène, more suitable for children's theater), but this slice-of-life drama can be devastating as it shows us three situations about people's lives torn apart by startling tragedies.

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