Two sisters, Mona and Rachel, whose parents are deceased, live alone in their childhood house. Without parental guidance, they have been left to their own devices, a reality they experience in completely different ways.
A couple challenges the limits of privacy and the power of influence in their relationship by accepting their roles in a game that proves not so destructive as it appears. In fact, it's quite the opposite. Based on a story by American writer David Plante, and set in Brazil, Center of Gravity deals with universal questions about love and our expectations toward the beloved, the thin line that simultaneously divides and unites one another
A husband and wife are beginning to drift apart. On a rainy night, they lie in bed talking. The wife is tense and withdrawn. The husband wants to know more about a story she once told him, of a woman who drowned at sea, on a beach surrounded by people. The details do not fit. How did the woman drown? Why did no one hear her? As their dialogue unfolds, the incident and the wife's telling of it begin to blur, until the real subject of the story becomes the couple themselves.