Beyond the Universe – Movie Review
Director: Diego Freitas
Writer: Diego Freitas, Ana Reber (Screenplay)
- Giulia Be
- Henrique Zaga
- Joao Miguel
- Viviane Araujo
Plot: Follows Nina, a talented pianist who has lupus. She forges an unexpected yet strong connection with Gabriel, one of the doctors on the team who takes care of her and gives her to confidence to play with a huge orchestra in São Paulo.
Runtime: 2 Hours 6 Minutes
There may be spoilers in the rest of the review
Story: Beyond the Universe starts as we meet the talented pianist Nina (Be). She dreams of playing for the highest orchestra in Sao Paulo, but her health has always stopped her. Nina suffers from Lupus and as she reaches adulthood, things only start getting worse for her.
When Nina meets a carefree resident doctor Gabriel (Zaga). The pair spark up a relationship, but Gabriel must risk his future career for their relationship. How will the pair find a place in the universe to be together?
Verdict on Beyond the Universe
Beyond the Universe is a romantic drama that sees two people meet in the unlikeliest place in life, a place where they both need support. Nina lives with a lifelong illness and Gabriel is dealing with the pressure his father placed upon him to follow in his footsteps.
Over the years, we have seen plenty of sick people in a relationship, where they are challenged to fight for a moment of true love. It is a type of story that always pulls on the heartstrings of everyone who watches. This is no different, getting everything we know down well. The lead pair Henrique Zaga and Giulia Be have wonderful chemistry that only helps the story flow.
Where to Watch: Beyond the Universe is available on Netflix.
Final Thoughts –Beyond the Universe is a joyful romantic drama, that proves love can find anyone.