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Delicate Crime (2005)
"Crime Delicado" (original title)

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Antônio Martins, respected theatrical critic, is a very rational man. But a chance meeting with young Inês, a nude painting model, is going to rock him. Inês keeps a relationship with ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Marco Ricca ...
Antonio Martins
Lilian Taublib ...
Inês
Maria Manoella ...
Maria Luiza, the actress
Felipe Ehrenberg ...
José Torres Campana
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Cláudio Assis ...
Drunken jealous man at the bar
Renata Bastos ...
Transvestite at the bar
Marcelia Cartaxo ...
Actress in play 'woyzeck o brasileiro'
Suzan Damasceno ...
Woman at the bar
Zécarlos Machado ...
Actor in play 'leonor de mendonça' (as Zé Carlos Machado)
Kelly McQueen ...
Prostitute at the bar
Matheus Nachtergaele ...
Actor in play 'woyzeck o brasileiro'
Adriano Stuart ...
Old man at the bar
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Antônio Martins, respected theatrical critic, is a very rational man. But a chance meeting with young Inês, a nude painting model, is going to rock him. Inês keeps a relationship with painter José Torres Campana, an older man with a deep influence over her. Antônio gets jealous, and the three become characters of a drama saturated with desire and danger. Written by lukejoplin@infolink.com.br

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The film contains excerpts from 3 plays: "Confraria Libertina", a collage of varied texts by anonymous authors, directed by Maurício Paroni de Castro; "Leonor de Mendonça", by Gonçalves Dias, directed by Cibele Forjaz; and "Woyzeck o Brasileiro", an adaptation by Fernando Bonassi from the play "Woyzeck" by Georg Büchner, directed by Maurício Paroni de Castro. See more »

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One of the best films Brazil has ever made
12 February 2006 | by (Brazil) – See all my reviews

I have never seen such compromise with art on the big screen. The film is simply beautiful, well acted and brilliantly directed. The viewer, right off the start, is inserted into the world of a soturne theatrical reviewer. The director displays some excerpts of theater to help us understand what the main character does for a living, then it shows him reviewing it. His reviews are brilliant, and helps us understand what the film is about, in a metaphoric manner. After repeating two scenes wrapped in this structure, Antonio ( The theater reviewer ) meets, in one of his errands, his love: A crippled woman, who invites him to her home. After this episode, the film takes a dramatic turn into the world of love, despair and humiliation. Those emotions are so well displayed, that it turns your world inside out, even if just for 90 minutes. Highly Recommended.


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