The seductive bitter melodrama won the Best Film award Un Certain Regard at Cannes and was the Brazilian Oscar submission.
Rio de Janeiro, 1950. Eurídice and Guida are full of dreams: Eurídice wants to be a concert pianist, Guida dreams of love and freedom. But the narrowness of their conservative parental home and the traditional ideas of their father Manoel leave no room for such longings. But Guida refuses to give in. Immortally in love with the sailor Yorgos, she secretly goes to Greece with him.
"Despite its many depictions of cruel insensitivity, quotidian unfairness and chronic disappointment, Invisible Life is a haunting drama that quietly celebrates the resilience of women even as they endure beaten-down existences." (hollywoodreporter.com)