Copacabana

A film about the pleasure of remembering the delights of life in Copacabana, for those of any age. Copacabana, the name of one of the most renowned districts in Rio, is a lyrical comedy about life and ageing in the contemporary world. It is a reflection on this ever-expanding group, and how the characters manage to survive in country geared towards youth. Images and facts of the neighborhood are intercalated with the main character´s life in a playful and poetic way, with one old person telling the story of another.The costumes, settings, facts, curiosities and the picturesque tale of the saint that gave her name to the district are shown in different ways according to the memories of the character that is narrating. Memories have become the most concrete means of expressing this century’s history, with the retelling by those that lived the events .

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