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.
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
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