Isabel is a victim of a “lightning kidnap”.
The inexperienced perps realize that they won’t be able to reach the ATM before it is shut down at 10:00 PM. What was supposed to be an unfortunately
common episode in Brazilian cities turns into a
nightmare. Isabel, held hostage in her own car, will have to spend the night negotiating her survival.
The director’s first feature film, A Starry Sky (1996), was screened at the Toronto, Rotterdam and Berlin festivals. The Window Across (2000) also won national and international awards and Antônia (2006), her third feature, debuted at the Toronto Festival. Her work for television includes collaborations for the Psi series, produced for HBO.