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Anjos da Noite (1987)

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Many exotic characters meet in São Paulo night, looking for love and adventure: Malu, a model; Mauro, the drag queen; Teddy, the hustler; Guto, the gay reporter; and Marta, an actress.

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Zezé Motta ...
Malu
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Jorge Tadeu
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Guto
Chiquinho Brandão ...
Lola / Mauro
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Milene
Cláudio Mamberti ...
Fofo
Aldo Bueno ...
Bimbo
Ana Ramalho ...
Maria Clara
José Rubens Chachá ...
Leger
Letícia Imbassahy ...
Esmeralda
Guilherme Leme ...
Teddy
Be Valério ...
Cissa
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Marta Brum
Sérgio Mamberti ...
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Arrigo Barnabé
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Many exotic characters meet in São Paulo night, looking for love and adventure: Malu, a model; Mauro, the drag queen; Teddy, the hustler; Guto, the gay reporter; and Marta, an actress.

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Neon Realism

Literally in English, "Angels of the Night", this was an unforgettable experience when I saw it in 1987 during the Rio de Janeiro Film Festival. It is a dramatic comedy, in which a young woman who studies sociology is given access to the video archive of a rich widow and malandra ex model Malú Maneca (Zezé Motta), containing information about characters of the nights of São Paulo: gigolos, prostitutes, transvestites, pimps, a theater director, a film star of the past reduced to doing TV commercial spots, a homosexual publicist. It is considered one of the best examples of the so-called "cinema novo paulista" (new cinema of São Paulo), with a touch of "neon realism" that makes it very special, plus a beautiful musical number danced by the great Marília Pêra, and Guilherme Leme. It was the only motion picture directed by Barros, who died in the early 1990s.


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