Indecent exposure is fun.
I feel like Brazilian directors are anthropologists as much as artists. So many works in Brazilian cinema take a deep dive into the country's culture and do it with such humanity. The Second Mother is no exception as we follow these characters struggling with every day issues rooted in Brazilian culture. It's a critical look at class barriers while also staying a heart-warming story of the bond between mother and daughter. In both story and my reception I could compare…
Woah, this might be my favourite Schrader screenplay so far! Since I'm a writer myself, the screenplay is always what interests me most in a movie, so for this one I downloaded it and quickly read through it and I might use it again for future reference and inspiration. It's almost perfect!
Besides that this movie had a bunch of my favourite things going for it, so I knew I was gonna love it. I'm a big Paul Schrader fan,…