A Opcao. (Ou : As Rosas Da Estrada)
Ozualdo Ribeiro Candeias
1921 - 87 min - 35 mm - Noir & Blanc - Brésil

"Combining documentary and staged action, Candeias delves into the profoundly quotidian reality of a group of rural women who cut sugar cane and live modestly in ramshackle neighborhoods along the highway. For many, the only escape (or option, as the title implies) to potentially better their lives is through prostitution. Candeias, a former truck driver, offers a deeply felt vision of these communities based, on firsthand experiences." […] (FID 2012, Gabe Klinger)


Distributor : Heco produçoes cinemateca brasileira


2012 - FIDMarseille (Festival International de Cinéma), Marseille (France) : Écrans Parallèles