Sonia Braga

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Les Misérables

Here’s a question nobody seems to be asking. What effect have the gilets jaunes disturbances had on the Cannes film festival? The last time the bash b(...)

Who doesn’t like a good war film?

The New York critics have decided. The Los Angeles critics have decided. And now the Dublin Film Critics Circle has awards its prizes for the year. Ch(...)

Wonder ★★★★ Directed by Stephen Chbosky. Starring Julia Roberts, Owen Wilson, Jacob Tremblay, Mandy Patinkin, Daveed Diggs, Izabela Vidovic, Sonia Bra(...)

Julia Roberts, Owen Wilson, Izabela Vidovic, and Jacob Tremblay in Wonder

Auggie (Room’s Jacob Tremblay, under prosthetic make-up), a 10-year-old kid with a rare facial disfigurement, lives in Manhattan with his loving paren(...)

Eccentric performance: Natalie Portman in Jackie

Yes, we do this now. Like everybody else, we knock together a list of the 10 best films in the first half of the year. Give it a while and we’ll be co(...)

Director of ‘Aquarius’ Kleber Mendonça Filho: “If a film-maker lives in Cork he makes films in Cork. Then that city gets exposure if the film is seen. I learned about Biloxi from Neil Simon. I learnt about Manhattan from Woody Allen.”

Kleber Mendonça Filho’s Aquarius is among the most remarkable films of the last 12 months. Sônia Braga is mesmerising as Clara, a retired music writer(...)

At 60, retired music critic Clara (Sônia Braga) is a badass who can turn heads and rock out to Queen better than anyone else in her picturesque seasid(...)

Ken Loach celebrates next to producer Rebecca O’Brien after he was awarded the Palme d’Or for the film “I, Daniel Blake” during the closing ceremony of the 69th Cannes Film Festival in southern France. Photograph: Alberto Pizzoli/AFP/Getty Images

Ken Loach has won the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival in one of the most surprising awards ceremonies in decades. Loach won the festival’s top(...)

In Martin Scorsese’s The Irishman the film-maker will direct his old pal Robert De Niro and – for the first time Al Pacino. Photographs: Getty Images

A bidding war for Martin Scorsese’s upcoming true-crime story The Irishman has been afoot at the Cannes Film Festival market. Scorsese will direct his(...)

Sônia Braga: robust, proud, witty performance as Clara

“I am an old lady and a child,” Clara, the defiant Brazilian heroine of Kleber Mendonça Filho’s wonderful second feature, declares sadly at some poin(...)