Murilo Benício’s secondfeature film, a comedy-drama based on one of the greatest hits of Braziliantheatre, tells the story of matriarch Pérola through the eyes and memories ofher son Mauro. Soon after learning about his mother’s death, Mauro returns tohis old family home in Bauru (São Paulo, Brazil), in a journey through thefamily’s past. A look back into his mother’s peculiar habits, her illusions,sense of humour, spirituality, desire to control all things… with the love andtenderness which only distance and time allows for. A story about the reunionbetween mother and son, with conflicts, kitchen conversations and dreams of abetter life converted in the construction of a swimming pool in their backyard.A portrait of an ordinary family, who fights, makes up, celebrates, cries andcarries on full of stories just like any other.
PRODUÇÃO: República Pureza e MB. Produções
PRODUTOR: Marcello Ludwig Maia
DIREÇÃO DEFOTOGRÁFIA: Kika Cunha
MONTAGEM: Taina Diniz