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Cannes Review: Brazilian Pic 'Hard Labor' Finds Real Horror In The Job Market

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • May 13, 2011 3:25 AM
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For their first feature, the directing team of Juliana Rojas and Marco Dutra certainly made a reach for the brass ring. A horror film (of sorts) structured around an observation of the economic realities and class systems of Brazil, "Hard Labor" is an ambitious blend of genres that unfortunately is so concerned with teasing and eventually unveiling it's big last act twist, that the rest of the film is a tiring waiting game.

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