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The Contract takes us to Rio de Janeiro, where an unusual arrangement with her much younger samba teacher allows an elderly woman a new lease on life. It appears that in your golden years, you are only as old as the man you dance with.

The Contract screens at the DOC Edge Film Festival next week!

Session Times: AUCKLAND Friday 22 May at 5.30pm at The Loft at Q Theatre or Sun 24 May at 2.45pm at The Loft at Q Theatre. WELLINGTON Sat 06 June at 5.00pm at Cinema 2 at Roxy Tue or 09 June at 12.00pm at Cinema 1 at Roxy. For more information about the film visit: