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Forbidden to Forbid (2006)

Proibido Proibir (original title)
The story of three friends in Rio de Janeiro. When a patient at the hospital where Paulo interns asks him to get in touch with her sons, the three friends are pulled out of their tranquil ... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
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Paulo
Maria Flor ...
Leticia
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Leon
Edyr de Castro ...
Rosalina (as Edyr Duqui)
Raquel Pedras ...
Rita
Adriano de Jesus ...
Cacazinho
Luciano Vidigal ...
Mario
Andressa Furletti ...
Alice
Wanderson 'Petão' Lopes ...
Cinézio (as Wanderson Petão)
Marcio Augusto ...
First Cop
Henrique Rodrigues ...
Second Cop
Bruna Di Tullio ...
Blue-eyed girl (as Bruna di Túlio)
Lorena Da Silva ...
Archictecture Professor
Mariana Durán ...
Mariana
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Paulo Halm ...
Sociology Professor
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The story of three friends in Rio de Janeiro. When a patient at the hospital where Paulo interns asks him to get in touch with her sons, the three friends are pulled out of their tranquil lives and drawn into a web of violence and police corruption.

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27 April 2007 (Brazil)  »

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The film was intended to be set in 1968, hence the title "Forbidden to Forbid", the motto of the French students riots of May 1968. Director Durán eventually decided to set the story in the present times. See more »

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Written by Chiquinha Gonzaga
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Health = Paulo/ Leticia = Habitation / Leon = Education
2 May 2007 | by (Brazil) – See all my reviews

Through Paulo, Leticia e Leon the director showed us the 3 great Brazilian problems: Health, Habitation and Education: This incredible expressive film is a masterpiece of sociology. The screenplay is meticulous and every detail counts. An intelligent portrait of Brazilian society. The web of relationship is one of the most sensitive detail in this film. Caio Blat is superb. His interpretation is natural enough to force you believe that he is not acting. He is really Paulo, a young medicine student with no believes and emotionally cracked. Alexandre Rodrigues as Leon has a strong participation as the sociology student who watch the degradation of a poor family, and the end of his relationship with his girlfriend Leticia, without no ability to fight against it. And the beautiful and soft Maria Flor as the young Architect student, with lot of dreams and believes , edge of the love triangle.


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