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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Darlan Cunha ...
Duca
Sophia Reis ...
Isa
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Éder
Deborah Secco ...
Soraia
Dira Paes ...
Cléia
Ailton Graça ...
Laerte (as Aílton Graça)
Renan Augusto ...
Kid (as Renan Gioelli)
Júlio Andrade ...
Detetive
Sérgio Lulkin ...
Rogério
Suelen de Sá ...
Ana Paula (as Suellen Sá)
Janaína Kremer Motta ...
Secretária (as Janaína Kramer)
Álvaro Rosa Costa ...
Porteiro
Artur Pinto ...
Guarda (as Arthur Pinto)
Roberto Sá ...
Fábio
Lisa Becker ...
Mulher no Carro
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Boy tries to help his uncle, guilty of a murder case, to prove his innocence. He thinks the uncle has confessed the crime as a cover-up for his girlfriend, who was the wife of the dead man. So he starts a private investigation, with the help of his own friends, also involving the girl he loves. Written by lukejoplin@infolink.com.br

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31 December 2004 (Brazil)  »

Also Known As:

Mi tío mató a un tipo  »

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$429,133 (Brazil) (7 January 2005)
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Amongst the pirate CDs Duca buys are 'Oasis''s "(What's the Story)Morning Glory?", Legião Urbana "Como Se Diz Eu Te Amo" and a unnamed Bob Marley album. See more »

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References The Name of the Rose (1986) See more »

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Pra Te Lembrar
Written by Nei Lisboa
Performed by Caetano Veloso
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Better than expected
16 January 2005 | by See all my reviews

This film, unlike Furtado's previous feature (The man who copied) is very well paced. It's a teenage flick really, although you might think otherwise because of its title. The crime-mystery element in the plot is only a diversion from the main theme: an underdog story.

There are some really funny lines in it, and it's a good thing the director decided to make it a "real movie", without any miraculous deus ex-machina solutions and unnecessary plot "twists". Hopefully his next film will be even better.

The acting is very good, and at times the situations portrayed bothered me, because they seemed so real. The ending could have been better but it makes you leave the theater satisfied. Good entertainment, but nothing extraordinary.


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