The City of the Future

Director: Cláudio Marques and Marilia Hughes Guerreiro

Bisexual | Drama | Gay | Queer | UNCLASSIFIED 18+ | 75 MINS | Brazil | 2016



Jury Award Best International Narrative NewFest 2017

In Serra do Ramalho, Brazil, young teacher Milla finds herself pregnant by her colleague Gilmar. Gilmar is in a relationship with Igor, but Milla asserts that the baby will belong to all three of them. Despite some initial conflict between the three, and in defiance to their community’s reaction, they form an unconventional but remarkably uncomplicated family.
Billed as the ‘city of the future’, Serra do Ramalho was constructed in the 1970s in order to rehouse thousands of citizens that had been forcefully relocated. The location forms an important backdrop for this elegant, gentle film which is full of hope for a new generation building their own family of the future.

Courtesy: Coisa de Cinema

Portuguese with English subtitles

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