Menarca Menarche / Ménarche

by Lillah Halla

2020 Edition

Brazil 2020 22′ in Portuguese

Short Film

In a Brazilian village infested with piranhas, Nanã and Mel are fast growing into adolescence as they dream of ways of protecting themselves against a seemingly inescapable violence. When a mysterious body appears tangled in a fisherman's net, they learn what might be their ultimate protection.