The ultimate paradox of Brazilian society is unapologetically brought forward in 'Divino Amor': its extreme piety and simultaneous extreme hedonism. In 2027, Brazil has become a hotbed of a strict form of evangelical Christianity, that emphasizes the need to conceive above all other duties. Joana wants nothing more than to show she is a good Christian but cannot get pregnant, no matter how hard she and her husband try. Even as a part of 'Divino Amor', a religious cult that encourages and even enforces partner swaps, she remains barren. Meanwhile, her biological clock keeps ticking away...
Creditsdirector: Gabriel Mascaro
composer: Juan Campodónico, Santiago Marrero, Otávio Santos
producer: Rachel Daisy Ellis
screenplay: Gabriel Mascaro, Rachel Daisy Ellis, Esdras Bezerra, Lucas Paraizo
Editor: George Cragg, Fernando Epstein, Lívia Serpa, Eduardo Serrano
Cinematography: Diego García
production company: Desvia
More infodialogue: Portuguese
subtitles: Dutch/Fr subt.
country: Brazil - Uruguay - Denmark - Norway - Chile
GABRIEL MASCARO (1983): The Beetle KFZ-1348 (2008), High-Rise (2009), Avenida Brasília Formosa (2010), As Aventuras de Paulo Bruscky (2010), Ebb and Flow (2012), Housemaids (2012), August Winds (2014), Neon Bull (2015), Divino Amor (2019).