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Ebb and Flow

Brazil / Spain, 2012 (MIFF 2013)

Director: Gabriel Mascaro

Rodrigo, a young man who is deaf living in the slums of Brazilian city Recife, installs car stereos to make money for himself and his daughter. Gradually piecing together his life, the film paints a touching portrait of an optimistic man rising above everything life throws at him.

D/S Gabriel Mascaro P Rachel Ellis WS Desvia L Portuguese w/English subtitles TD DCP/2012

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