TIFF 2017 Movie Review: UNDER PRESSURE (Brazil 2017)

Festival Reviews

Movie Reviews of films that will be playing at TIFF (Toronto International Film Festival) in 2017. Go to TIFF 2017 Movie Reviews and read reviews of films showing at the festival.

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Júlio AndradeMarjorie EstianoStepan Nercessian

UNDER PRESSURE is not really a film but two episodes of the series out of a total of 9. From the 2 episodes, UNDER PRESSURE looks like a soap opera happening in the hospital where the staff all interact with each other in one way or other, including romance and conflict.

The main character is the overworked Dr. Evandro who is the chief surgeon and goes above and beyond his means to save patients in the overcrowded hospital in Rio de Janeiro. He has an affair with Dr. Carolina (Marjorie Estiano) while stealing medication to satisfy his drug habit.

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