A naive young girl travels to South Beach to become a model, only to find that everything is not as it seems. Her worst nightmares are confirmed as she enters the dark side of the industry and models begin to disappear.
Gordon Scott Venters
Barry Jay Minoff
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Feature directorial debut for documentary filmmaker Walter Salles Jr. See more »
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Whoever owns this movie please release on DVD. This is a cult type movie centered around knife fighting. The back story, cinematography, and allure of a dangerous earthly South America draws the viewer into what is probably Peter Coyote's most interesting work. Highly recommended! Very few movies transmit the feeling of a place as well as this movie does so visually. I have been searching for this movie for sometime and wonder why it hasn't been released on DVD. Early Walter Salles is much better than most of what is being shot today. Coyote plays a photographer living in Rio that avenges the death of a prostitute friend and goes on a journey through South America to do so. In the process of this his character learns to fight with knifes and becomes involved in an underworld whose rules he is forced to adapt to and survive.
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