In Vanda's Room
In Vanda's Room (2001)

A three-hour drama about the daily existence of a drug addict living in a Lisbon slum, In Vanda's Room centers on the 30-something Vanda who, when she isn't selling vegetables, spends most of her time consuming enormous quantities… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 1, 2001
DVD Release Date: March 30, 2010
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Richard Brody
New Yorker

The whole neighborhood seems subterranean, shrouded even during daytime in a sepulchral darkness that sunlight pierces like a headache; from its depths, the residents are gasping for air.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A slow moving and depressing pic.

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Dorothy Woodend
The Tyee (British Columbia)

. . .the reality presented -- drugs, blood, shit, puke, garbage, dirt, snot, fleas -- shows that even the most degraded life still has beauty, and not just a little bit, but heaps of it.

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Brandon Judell
Huffington Post

Seldom has the unlit, mundane world of the penniless been so seductive

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