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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)  »

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Mi tío mató a un tipo  »

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$429,133 (Brazil) (7 January 2005)
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The movie Duca's father describes to Isa is The Name of the Rose (1986). See more »

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Meu Tio Matou um Cara
Written by André Moraes and Igor Cavalera
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When your uncle arrives your home and just says: "I killed a guy!"
27 February 2007 | by (Porto, Portugal) – See all my reviews

Duca (Darlan Cunha) is a smart boy which lives with his parents. His life is about to change when his uncle (Lázaro Ramos), suddenly, arrives his parents' home and says: "I killed a guy!". The man says that he killed his girlfriend's former husband as self-defence. Smart as he is, the boy will try to help his uncle to not be arrested by the police, but at the same time, he finds out some mistakes in his uncle's story, and that probably things didn't happen just as his uncle told. He tells about this story to his friends, Isa (a girl for whom he has a crush), and kid (the guy for whom Isa has a crush!), and decides to start his own investigation…

This movie is very good because it mixes an entertaining teenage adventure's story with a description – wonderfully done at parts – of some issues of nowadays society (in this particular case, the Brazilian society). Besides, it has an excellent sense of humour, which is used as a "weapon" to criticize several points of that society.

Almost all actors are known from the Brazilian TV series/shows. I just didn't know the girl who plays Isa's role (Sophia Reis), but all of them did an excellent job, that's for sure! That's one more excellent film from Brazil!


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