Maria (Soraia Chaves) a sensual call girl, is hired by Mouros (Joaquim de Almeida) to seduce Meireles (Nicolau Breyner), the Mayor of Vilanova, so that he can authorize a multinational to build a high quality resort. However, Madeira (Ivo Canelas) and Neves (Jose Raposo), PJ police detectives, discover the evidence of corruption and begin to investigate Meireles. Everything becomes even more ... See full summary »

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Madeira
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José Raposo ...
Neves
José Eduardo ...
Gomes
Maria João Abreu ...
Amália
Custódia Gallego ...
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Virgílio Castelo ...
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Sofia Grilo ...
Luísa
Daniela Faria ...
Helga
Raul Solnado ...
Jacinto
Joaquim Leitão ...
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Maria (Soraia Chaves) a sensual call girl, is hired by Mouros (Joaquim de Almeida) to seduce Meireles (Nicolau Breyner), the Mayor of Vilanova, so that he can authorize a multinational to build a high quality resort. However, Madeira (Ivo Canelas) and Neves (Jose Raposo), PJ police detectives, discover the evidence of corruption and begin to investigate Meireles. Everything becomes even more complex when Madeira finds out that Maria, the passion of his life, is the bait that will force the politician to give way.

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Call Girl
Performed by Paulo Gonzo
Lyrics by Paulo Gonzo
Music by Paulo Gonzo & Rui Fingers
Edition: Sony BMG
Recorded in the studios Auditiv
Musicians: Paulo Gonzo, Rui Fingers, Luciano Barros & Rui Barreto
Sound engineering by Rui Fingers & Luciano Barros
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Not bad at all
2 January 2008 | by (Portugal) – See all my reviews

This is indeed a movie that may catch the viewer's attention for the over 2 hours duration. The story of a high-class hooker being rented to persuade a small town politician to approve a millionaire yet not so honest building project while being involved with one of the cops in charge of the investigation may not be the most original plot, for sure. Still, the movie is quite well done, it has pace, some action, characters are developed enough and of course, the lead actress shows a lot of flesh. This flesh thing, which may be one of the main reasons to attract the male crowd (and the movie is being advertised mostly based on that not so minor item), was an interesting surprise, at least for a female viewer: it's not that gratuitous. Well, the girl is a hooker, and you should understand what "arguments" she has to drive men crazy as she's supposed to (and she does have plenty of those), still, the sex scenes are not graphic at all, and in fact you never see any real (in a cinematic sense, of course) interaction between her and her partners: the most revealing scene is a one-woman-show. This said, the acting is very acceptable, with Nicolau Breyner (the Mayor who's the Call Girl victim) standing from the crowd, a nice job from the other actors, and even the model-turned-actress Soraia Chaves defends her role. Particularly interesting are the dialogs (albeit all the swearing), which sound very natural and realistic for what Portuguese cinema has gotten us used to. For an American-style commercial movie, it stands its ground.


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