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Boca (1994)

 -  Crime | Drama | Mystery  -  16 May 1995 (USA)
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Enthusiastic American journalist goes to Brazil as the Carnival starts to investigate mass executions of street kids. She meets a savage crime boss called Boca who seemingly wants to help the children and falls under his brutal charm.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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J.J.
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Reb
Tarcísio Meira ...
Boca
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Jesse James Montgomery
Carlos Eduardo Dolabella ...
Fonseca (as Carlos Dolabella)
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Quintella
Denise Milfont ...
Moema
Patrick de Oliveira ...
Tomaz
Nelson Xavier ...
Father Silva
Ruth de Souza ...
Mrs. Esteban
Anselmo Vasconcelos ...
Sergeant Trebe
Luma de Oliveira ...
Celeste
Maria Padilha ...
Maria Luiza
Betty Gofman ...
College Friend
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College Friend
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J.J. is a beautiful American reporter in need of a good story. Desperate, she travels to Brazil, just as the famous Carnival begins, to investigate reports about brutal murders of street kids in the notorious Brazilian slums, or favelas. She quickly discovers that the vicious local crime boss called "Boca", which means "mouth" and is short for Mouth of Gold, a nickname he got for having rows of golden teeth in his mouth, is behind the killings. The problem is that the corrupt local government has no intentions of resolving the issue and he may even have some serious connections outside of the country. She tries to get close to him and investigate some more. Surprisingly, he turns out to be very charismatic and starts playing mind games with her. This, combined with his exotic harem and the heated sexualized atmosphere of the Carnival, loosens her up and she completely gives in to her erotic, carnal and sexual desires. Just before she becomes part of the underbelly forever, a new ... Written by Anonymous

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Boca: We are all whores, because everyone has a price.
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Performed by Barrington Levy
Written by Barrington Levy and Gary Benson
Produced by Lee Jaffe , Sly Dunbar and Robbie Shakespeare
Executive Producer Lee Jaffe for Trenchtown Records
MCA Records
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A young female reporter investigates the murder of children from the slums of Rio.
20 August 1998 | by (beverly hills,mi) – See all my reviews

A young female reporter from the U.S. travels to Rio during Carnival to investigate the murder of children by death squads. She quickly gets involved in more than just reporting the story. Her curiosity carries her to the brink of disaster.


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