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Trabalhar Cansa (2015)

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A straight middle-class couple slowly succumbs to the allures of entrepreneurship – and the horrors of an increasingly schizophrenic job market. Although emotionally in sync, Helena and her white-collar husband Otavio, suddenly find themselves at opposite ends of the labor force: just as she gets ready to open a grocery store (and become a business owner), he is fired from a "stable" job. As Otávio goes through a series of humiliating and ego-crushing job interviews (and is forced to re-invent himself for a new job market), Helena jumpstarts her grocery store in a mysterious (and progressively deteriorating) building. Soon enough, her enthusiasm for a better future begins to give way to a dark, pervasive doom – and Otávio's self-upgrading morphs into an eerie transformation.


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: October 30th, 2015 (Limited) by Cinema Slate, released as Hard Labor
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 99 minutes
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Keywords: Entrepreneur, Fired, Money Troubles, Sales Clerk, Unemployed, Christmas, Brazil
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Black Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Fantasy
Production Companies: Dezenove
Production Countries: Brazil

Leading Cast


Supporting Cast

Marat Descartes    Otavio
Naloana Lima    Paula
Marina Flores    Vanessa
Lilian Blanc    Ines
Gilda Nomacce    Gilda
Thiago Carreira    Ricardo
Hugo Villavicenzio    Jorge
Maristela Chelala    Sonia
Eduardo Gomes    Dynamic Coordinator

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Production and Technical Credits

Juliana Rojas    Screenwriter
Marco Dutra    Screenwriter
Maria Ionescu    Executive Producer
Maria Ionescu    Producer
Sara Silveira    Producer
Matheus Rocha    Director of Photography
Fernando Zuccolotto    Production Designer
Gaetano Gotardo    Editor

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