Prime Time Soap

Unclassified 18+
Odilion Rocha, 105 mins, Brazil, Digital Betacam, Portugese with English subtitles. Courtesy: Figa Films.

Prime Time Soap
Prime Time Soap

Political activism meets disco culture in this salacious melodrama.

Set in Brazil in the late 1970s, Prime Time Soap follows Amanda, a high-end prostitute, and her mysterious maid, Dora. The pair are on the run after murdering a corrupt police official in the pockets of the authoritarian regime.

They decide to head to Rio, where Dora must confront her secret past and find her teenage son, whilst Amanda dreams of starring on the prime-time soap 'Dancin' Days'.

Told in the kitsch, comedic style of the Brazilian telenovela, Prime Time Soap offers a new generation's take on their country's brutal past.


Dates   Sat 19 May 2012, 9pm
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