- Nelson Pereira dos Santos'" Barren Lives " and Ruy Guerra's " Guns ."
- Into these barren lives appear the lovely young daughter of the mountain's only tailor.
- This weekend could be the time to add a furry little bundle to their barren lives.
- One of the film's strongest points is its sympathetic depiction of two misfits whose forbidden love provides the only joy in their barren lives.
- Waddington said that his desire to make a movie about the northeast took root in 1995 when he first saw " Barren Lives, " a film by Pereira dos Santos that is a cornerstone of the Cinema Novo.
- Sitting on a mattress on the floor of the barren living room of her two-story concrete home, Um Sayel said little about the religious and political background of her son, whose real name is Ahmad Fadeel Nazzal al-Khalayleh.