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Lower City (2005)
"Cidade Baixa" (original title)

 -  Drama  -  2 December 2005 (UK)
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Lifelong friends Deco and Naldinho, who own a small steaming boat in Bahia, meet strip-dancer Karinna. Both men fall for her and their friendship is deeply shattered.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Lázaro Ramos ...
Deco
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Naldinho
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Karinna
Maria Menezes ...
Luzinete
Joao Miguel Leonelli ...
Pharmacist
Débora Santiago ...
Sirlene
Hugo Rodas ...
Chilean Commander
Divina Valéria ...
Zilu
Dois Mundos ...
Himself
Gerónimo ...
Fuá
Fernando Fulco ...
Delegate
David Herman ...
English Commander
Olga Machado ...
Doctor
Fernanda Freitas ...
Nilma
Ricardo Luedy ...
Client of Karinna
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Lifelong friends Deco and Naldinho, who own a small steaming boat in Bahia, meet strip-dancer Karinna. Both men fall for her and their friendship is deeply shattered. Written by fabreu

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Love to live. Live to love.

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Rated R for strong sexual content, nudity, language, some violence and drug use | See all certifications »
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2 December 2005 (UK)  »

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$8,199 (USA) (16 June 2006)

Gross:

$130,578 (USA) (22 September 2006)
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In closer shots of Karinna on the stripper pole, we can see that she is wearing panties. In farther-away shots, she appears full-frontally nude, putting said panties on. See more »

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Great Movie
12 March 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I just watched this movie and I absolutely loved it. There was raw real emotion that kept me glued to screen the entire 98 minutes. There was never a dull moment. The actors were great and the emotion that they portrayed was so realistic. I think the director did a great job at showing us that it is possible for someone to be in love with two people and it was interesting how there was an equal level of love between all three members of the triangle.

This film also had some very steamy sex scenes which made me blush a little :) I highly recommend this movie if you are into drama and emotion and turmoil and just high emotions.


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