Trash Reviews

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January 29, 2015
There's a driving energy to the film-making and three central performances, from non-professional actors Rickson Tevez, Gabriel Weinstein and Eduardo Luis, are first rate.
January 29, 2015
A possible worry is that Trash is too adult for a family audience, and yet not a fully adult thriller, but it is a watchable adventure.
January 29, 2015
Another winner from Daldry, this is an unexpectedly gritty crime drama set in the teeming favelas and grimy backstreets of Rio.
January 29, 2015
Under Daldry's direction, Trash moves along at a fair pace, sweeping through the slums and sewers of Rio in a whirl of vivid sound and colour.
January 26, 2015
Forget about three years at Rada - these boys are the real deal.
October 20, 2014
With its heavy plotting, Trash hardly aspires to docudrama, yet the trio paint an indelible portrait of youth in crisis that is essential to the movie's success.
October 19, 2014
An engagingly freewheeling romp through the grittier side of Brazil, focusing on political corruption and police brutality as it weaves its story of a handful of slum kids who come across information that could bring down a corrupt official.
October 19, 2014
There's no doubting a certain passion among crew and cast, most notably the trio of native youngsters whose antics provide a solid level of action-packed dramedy.
October 8, 2014
Cavils melt before the 1,000-watt charms of Tevis, Luis and Weinstein, all non-pros whose joy before the camera, and in each others' company, transcends the more standard elements in the material.
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