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Montage for “Escola das Artes“ (Portugal, 2018)

Pliés and clichés, thoughts on “Escola das Artes“ (Portugal, 2018)

I was really looking forward to flying for the first time with Air Portugal on a Transatlantic flight, so I could watch some Portuguese movies, which I rarely do. I was disappointed that there was only a handful available and only two looked interesting enough for me. I ended up not watching “Listen” about a Portuguese couple living in London and in danger of losing their deaf child to social services. I was not in the mood for a heart-wrenching drama, but it sure looked promising for another day. So, instead, I chose the lighter path, what promised to be a feel-good movie made for kids about kids. 

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