THE BOOK OF DELIGHTS – Review by Leslie Combemale

The Book of Delights is based on a 1969 novel by renowned Ukrainian-born Brazilian author Clarice Lispector. It centers on the grief of elementary school teacher Lóri, and her sensual and complex relationship with a philosophy professor. Writer/co-screenwriter Marcela Lordy guides lead actor Simone Spoladore to a truly magnetic performance. Spoladore goes from the darkest place to the most joyful in the span of the film, bringing the audience with her.

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