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The Trespasser (2002)
"O Invasor" (original title)

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Two businessmen hire a hitman to kill their third partner and are then blackmailed by the hitman as he takes over their company.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Marco Ricca ...
Ivan
Alexandre Borges ...
Gilberto / Giba
Paulo Miklos ...
Anísio
Mariana Ximenes ...
Marina
Malu Mader ...
Cláudia / Fernanda
Chris Couto ...
Cecília
George Freire ...
Estevão
Tanah Correa ...
Dr. Araújo
Jayme del Cueto ...
Norberto
Sabotage ...
Sabotage
Marina Franco ...
Marina's friend
Daniela Tramujas ...
Luísa
Thavyne Ferrari ...
Giba's daughter
Priscila Luz ...
Lúcia
Marcos Azevedo ...
Nightclub manager
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Storyline

Two businessmen, Ivan and Gilberto, have their partner killed by a hitman who then blackmails them to gain control of their company. Ivan and Gilberto, part of the upper class, are dismayed at the entry of the hitman's ghetto behavior and attitudes into their privileged sphere. Additionally, the hitman, in search of further riches, seduces the wealthy daughter of the partner he killed. Written by Anonymous

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Drama | Thriller

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5 April 2002 (Brazil)  »

Also Known As:

The Invader  »

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This movie is based on a novel that was being written by Marçal Aquino and wasn't finished yet. Marçal wrote the end of the novel and released the book after the movie. See more »

Quotes

[subtitled version]
[Paulo Miklos' caracther trespass a construction site administered by the two men he's blackmailing]
Anísio: Hey, yo! Do me a favor. Get closer.
Construction's Foreman: What is it?
Anísio: I got to know that a lot of stuff is missing around here. Where are the parts, the tools and the yellow truck?
Construction's Foreman: What you want with me?
Anísio: Tell you what. The word came from up there, man. That's what. There's plenty of smart asses screwing it, taking work outside.
Construction's Foreman: You're interfering too much. You keep it to yourself, wise guy! You're ...
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Na Zona Sul
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Nice thriller...

Sao Paulo is such a subhuman city where the life of a man is quite cheap. This movie deals with the fight between two businessmen to control their company. They'll get into a spiral of murder and contacts with the local mafia of Sao Paulo's lower depths.

"El Invasor" moves between thriller and drama, and has some sequences that are really intense. Although the narrative style is quite debatable the history will get you, because everything in the screen is so frenzy and reckless.

It won't change the history of modern cinema, but it's better than most of the thrillers made in Hollywood these days.

*My rate: 6.5/10


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