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The Other Side of the Street (2004)
"O Outro Lado da Rua" (original title)

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Fernanda Montenegro plays a retired woman who keeps snooping everybody in her neighborhood, until she thinks she sees an ex Secretary of Justice (Raul Cortez) commit murder and becomes a police informant.

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Credited cast:
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Regina
Raul Cortez ...
Camargo
Laura Cardoso ...
Patolina
Luiz Carlos Persy ...
Alcides
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Regina's Son
Caio Ramos ...
Regina's Grandson
Eliana César ...
Camargo's Daughter
Mauro José
Milene Pizarro ...
Celia
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Walmir
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Déo Garcez
Mariana Gomes
Fábio Lago
Carla Ribas
Fernando Serra
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Regina, a lonely 65 year old who works on the neighborhood watch for the police in Copacabana, believes to have witnessed a murder in the building across the street, and ends up getting involved with the suspect in a potentially dangerous chain of events that will force her to take stock of her life. Written by Marcos Bernstein

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Budget:

BRL 5,200,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$87,750 (Brazil) (28 May 2004)

Gross:

$168,411 (Brazil) (11 June 2004)
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Brazilian pearl
17 November 2004 | by (Paris, France) – See all my reviews

I had the opportunity to watch this movie at Cannes Film Festival and I really enjoyed it. Full of emotion and tenderness. It's so rare nowadays to see stories about the feelings of elder people that watching it made me understand that all generations look for the same things: love, understanding, generosity and companionship.

Fernanda Montenegro again confirms here her career as a great actress. I read that this film has been selected in a great number of festivals throughout the world and has won many prizes. I hope that will help distributors to bring this Brazilian pearl to large audiences in many countries.


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