Alice's House (A Casa De Alice) (2007)
Documentary realism meets the romance of telenovelas in this engaging Brazilian drama about a beauty parlor manicurist (Carla Ribas) who yearns to add some excitement to her dreary domestic existence. Since her taxi driver husband (Ze Carlos Machado) treats her like an object and her children regard her as a maid, why not indulge in a torrid extramarital affair? Berta Zemel, Vinicius Zinn co-star. 92 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: Portuguese Dolby Digital stereo; Subtitles: English, French, Spanish; featurette; interviews; theatrical trailer. In Portuguese with English subtitles.