Every December, between Christmas and New Year, Edgar and Marta host a lavish family celebration at their luxurious summer house by the beach. In 2015 all seems well, despite some tense phone calls and a guest wearing an ankle monitor. In 2016 the annual party is abruptly cancelled.
What happens to the invisible people living in the orbit of the rich and powerful when these lives collapse? Through the gaze of an employee and a forgotten elderly father, both victims of the neoliberal nightmare, we see a portrait of contemporary Brazil just before the tragedy of 2018.
The signs were all there, but we didn’t know how to read them.
Courtesy of Potential Films, Canberra Weekly has five double passes to give away to see Brazilian comedy-drama, Three Summers (PG), at an independent cinema near you from 24 June.
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To enter, email [email protected] with ‘Three Summers’ in the subject field. Tell us your name, full contact details (including best delivery address) and in which country this film is set. Entries close 9am Friday 18 June 2021 and winners drawn same day. One entry per person. Entrants must be aged 18+.