Nena, a journalist and ex-student of a dance academy, tries to prevent her former school from being sold to a group of drug dealers. She trains a group to win a dance contest that would give them the necessary money to carry their plans.
Sofia goes to her cousin Matheus's to take care of his two children, Júlia and Lucas, while he goes to a party. She finds a magic book, which transports them to a Magic Forest, where they ... See full summary »
Today I have had my worst experience with Brazilian movies: I have watched about forty minutes of "Xuxa e os Duendes", the first Brazilian digital movie. This movie was included in the penultimate class of the Module II of the "Course of the History of Brazilian Cinema" to illustrate the cinema for infant-juvenile audiences in the beginning of the Twentieth-First Century, but it was actually an awful choice. The movie has reasonable special effects, but first of all, the screenplay is simply ridiculous, disrespectful even with children. The selection of the cast (actually, in the credits, everybody has a special participation) is non-sense: Ana Maria Braga, who presents cooking recipe on TV, seems to be reading the script; the entertainers Luciano Hulk and Gugu Liberato have never been actors, and certainly they wanted to prove this assertion; Leonardo Cordonis probably has a great godfather on TV or cinema business to play the important role of Damiz; and Xuxa, called Kira in the story, but somehow the movie is not called "Kira e os Duendes", has best performance as centerfold of "Ele e Ela" or "Playboy" magazines. Emiliano Queiroz and Guilherme Karan (with a minor participation) are great, as usual, and they do not deserve this turkey in their filmography. I really wanted to know the target-age of the audience aimed by the producers of this crap. My vote is one (awful).
Title (Brazil): "Xuxa e os Duendes" ("Xuxa and the Goblins")
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