Incompatible with life

  • 8 10
  • 2023
  • 94min
Incompatible with life
  • Original Title: Incompatível com a vida

Eliza Capai shares her story and those of other Brazilian women confronting prenatal grief and the harsh realities of abortion laws.

Incompatible with life

AWARDS: Best Documentary. Sao Paulo Association of Art Critics Awards/ Best Film. Tudo Verdade/ Best Direction. Ficvia. Film Festival/ Best Documentary and Best Director. Nominee for the Premios Platino Awards/ Best Film and Editing. It's All True Film Festival/ Best Documentary. Sao Paulo Association Of Art Critics

OFFICIAL SELECTION: Salt Spring Film Festival/ International Film Festival Punta del Este/ Global Health Film Days/ Hollywood Brazilian Film Festival



Incompatible with life - Women’s voices on prenatal grief

Drawing from her personal experience with a pregnancy diagnosed with fetal malformation incompatible with life, director Eliza Capai creates a poignant documentary. She speaks with other Brazilian women who have faced similar heartbreaking situations, forming a touching choir of voices that reflects on universal themes: motherhood, prenatal grief, and abortion.

In Brazil, where abortion in such cases can lead to up to three years in prison, "Incompatible with Life" captures the emotional and legal struggles these women endure, offering a profound exploration of their collective pain and resilience.

Eliza Capai
Eliza Capai Director

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