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Ary França ...
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Etty Fraser ...
Isabela Guasco ...
Kiki
Marisa Orth ...
Elisabeth
Letícia Sabatella ...
Célia
Rita Lee ...
Tia Julieta
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Fat Marley
Theo Werneck ...
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Durval and his mother Carmita live at the back of "Durval Discos", a record store they own in São Paulo, specializing in vinyl records. They lead a boring and unattractive life, until the day Durval hires a maid, Celia, to help his mother with the housekeeping. However, on her second day, Celia goes away leaving a 5-year-old child behind, Kiki, and a note promising to be back in a couple of days. Durval and Celia are charmed by the child at first, but soon they see some sad news about Celia and Kiki on TV that will change the whole situation. Written by <lukejoplin@infolink.com.br>

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Para ver, ouvir e dançar. (To see, listen and dance.)


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black humor and homage to Brazilian music of the 70s
25 November 2002 | by See all my reviews

The plot is a simple story which develops into a bizarre tragic-comedy. For all lovers of Brazilian music, this film is a great opportunity to (re)listen some unforgettable classics of the late 60s and early 70s. The ones used to Brazilian TV will recognize comedy actresses like veteran Etty Fraser and humor star Marisa Orth. Brazil´s rock queen, Rita Lee, also appears paying a tribute to MPB, Brazil´s valuable contribution to the international music scenario.


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