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Before the End

2017

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Fiction, B&W, 2017, 86 min, Brazil

 Coproducer: Canal Brasil

 Sinopsis

Jean feels trapped in the longevity logic that the pharmaceutical industry imposes and decides to plan a conscious suicide. He invites Helena to make the suicide with him. She hesitates and knows that she will live well even if it needs to live by herself, but Helena accept to help Jean with his intentions. The silence between them reveals no distance, but intimacy. There are years of shared affection. Together, they will prepare all the details for the funeral. He dances to death as she continues to rehearse life. In this process, both realize that before the end, there is still a whole life.