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Amor Bandido (1978)

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Rio de Janeiro police investigator Galvão is pursuing two trails, one professional and one personal. While he tracts a serial killer of taxi-drivers, he also seeks his estranged daughter, ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Paulo Gracindo ...
Galvão
Cristina Aché ...
Sandra
Paulo Guarnieri ...
Toninho
Ligia Diniz ...
Solange
Flávio São Thiago ...
Darcy
Hélio Ary ...
Veterinarian
Vinícius Salvatori ...
Paranhos
José Dumont ...
Witness
Roberto Husbands ...
Itamar
Ana Maria Miranda
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Luis Antonio
Alvimar Aparecida
Carlos Augusto
Carlos Bahia
Leovegildo Cordeiro
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Rio de Janeiro police investigator Galvão is pursuing two trails, one professional and one personal. While he tracts a serial killer of taxi-drivers, he also seeks his estranged daughter, Sandra, who he had thrown out of the family home when she adopted a promiscuous teenage lifestyle. Lives intersect when the serial killer, Toninho, a young man of unsavoury connections, befriends Sandra, now an exotic dancer and prostitute living and working in the seamy underside of late 1970s Rio. Theirs is an unstable relationship, built on unmet emotional need, lived in the shadow of her father's pursuit. Written by Eric Wees <eric_wees@pch.gc.ca>

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A sordid variation of Romeo and Juliet
23 January 2002 | by (Gold Coast, Qld, Australia) – See all my reviews

A heady mix of sex, violence, murder and police brutality, this film is apparently based on a real-life Brazilian crime case. The film is technically faulty, with fuzzy focus, washed colour, poor sound, and abrupt editing, however this adds to the voyeuristic sensation the viewer feels. The two teenage lovers are vulnerably youthful, and their nude sex scenes uninhibited and at times quite startling, for example when Toninho, shortly after first meeting Sandra, quickly strips naked and proceeds to fondle and force himself upon her. The violence is no less confronting, and parallel with the story of the two ill-fated lovers is the account of a police investigation into a series of murders which Sandra's estranged father, Galvao, is conducting. I don't wish to give any more of the story away, but for those who would enjoy a vivid and authentic look at the sordid underbelly of Rio's demi-monde, it would be hard to go past this disturbing study.


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