Release Date: March 16th, 2008
Not Yet Rated|1 hr 25 min
An old woman reminisces about her long existence in a garbage dump.
Director: Adolfo Alix Jr.
A gem of contemporary neo-realism, the movie offers a ground-level view of a poor but vital community where many residents survive by scavenging bits of recyclable steel and plastic. show more
Adela’s troubles feel slight and underdeveloped in the face of the world around her; it’s all too appropriate, in the end, that nature swallows her whole. show more
With its art-perfect snapshot of a community-in-flux, Adela calls to mind Pedro Costa's similarly rigorous slum-life portrait "Colossal Youth." show more