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The New Girlfriend (1999)

Envy (original title)
A mother tracks down the woman responsible for her home being invaded and her son molested.

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In Australia, the executive Kate sees a young woman undressing her stolen dress in the swimming pool of a club, and regardless of the contrary opinion of her mate Phil, she decides to steal it back. Later her teenager son Matt is approached by the smalltime thief Rachel, the woman who stole the dress, and after spending some leisure time with her, they go to his middle class house. Soon, Rachel's friend Nick joins them, and Nick ties Matt to his mother's bed while Rachel masturbates him and cleans him with his mother's dress. The abused boy has a trauma, and his mother seeks revenge against Rachel, who returns with her friends, in escalating forms of retaliation until a tragic conclusion. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Welcome to the dark corner of the human heart.

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Rated R for language, some sexual violence and nudity | See all certifications »
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Decent watch.
5 December 2001 | by (Michigan) – See all my reviews



This was a decent watch, but nothing that I would particularly recommend to anyone. Acting performances were generally quite good, and the story certainly off-beat enough to keep one wondering where it would go. For something a little bit different, give it a try---better than the same-old same-old.


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