Racked with anxiety in the chaotic political landscape of 1990s Brazil, Clara finds solace in starving herself, experiencing both rapture and torture. In this elliptical non-fiction film, anorexia becomes a way for Clara to challenge womanhood and find a place in an uncertain, surreal, and brutal world.
Direction: Moara Passoni
Original Title: Êxtase
Original Language: Portuguese
Film Production Countries: United States of America, Brazil