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2 hr. 11 min.

Plot Summary
Life in a neighborhood in Recife, Brazil, takes a turn for the better when a security firm moves in and brings a sense of safety to the residents.

Cast: Irandhir Santos , Irma Brown , Sebastião Formiga , Gustavo Jahn , Maeve Jinkings , W.J. Solha , Lula Terra , Ana Rita Gurgel

Director: Kleber Mendonça Filho

Genres: Drama, Thriller

O Som ao Redor (2012)

Release Date: January 1st, 2012|2 hr. 11 min.

critic reviews (9)
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  • 75
    V.A. Musetto New York Post

    The film leisurely unfolds as a series of vignettes about class distinctions and crime, with an unexpected ending. It is beautifully filmed in CinemaScope and strongly acted (especially by Solha), and makes for mesmerizing viewing. show more

  • 75
    Ty Burr Boston Globe

    Neighboring Sounds unfolds like a casual nightmare in the light of day. show more

  • 63
    Slant Magazine

    The images, while beautiful, are sentimental, as if Kleber Mendonça Filho is trying to negotiate too much. show more

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