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With remarkably intimate access, The Edge of Democracy follows Brazil's embattled leaders as they grapple with a scandal born out of their country's fascist past and inflamed by a furious and ideologically divided nation.
A poet interprets and communicates the world through metaphors and allegories found in everyday life in order to express not only what she sees, but how she feels about what she sees - and Petra Costa has the soul of a poet. [Full review in Portuguese]
The Edge of Democracy is not an impartial piece of journalistic filmmaking; indeed, Costa makes no pretensions to objectivity. She weaves in her own family's story and the film takes on the quality of a lament.