From Beginning to End

Love & Sex
| 94
| German (Germany)

The Brazilian telenovela about incest between half-brothers made a scandal with the trailer. The film was shown in only nine theaters - yet 10,000 watched it on the first days. Even in the young adult age, Francisco and Tomás share an apartment and a bed. When Tomás plans to train as a professional swimmer for the Olympic team in Russia for three years, their close relationship is put to the test for the first time. "A really beautiful film with a theme that is rarely seen. Without raising his index finger, director Abranches has succeeded in creating an extraordinary love story with great dialogue, convincing actors, and an intensive narrative style". ( "A wonderfully romantic film that tells the story of a love between two half-brothers. "Beautiful, touching, highly recommended." (