The Boy in the Mirror (o Menino No Espelho)

Director(s): Guilherme Fiúza Zenha
Country: Brazil
Language: Portuguese w/ English subtitles
Live Action | 2015 | 90 min
Genre: Drama, Family
Recommended for ages 8+ (Parental Guidance: flirtatious moment, humorous cursing, tense chase scene)

Ten-year-old Fernando is a precocious boy living in a small Brazilian town in the 1930s with faithful friends and a strict yet loving family. His desire to tinker, explore and experiment constantly lands him in trouble. A resolution to this perpetual cycle of penance presents itself when a “twin Fernando” arrives unexpectedly. He willingly serves Fernando’s time (detention, grounding in his room, even attending school) while Fernando lives a life of indulgence, fishin’ n’ forts.  All goes well, until it doesn’t!

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