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Experimental and quite difficult to swallow kind of movie. The story is not interesting and although there are artistic concepts the overall movie is not good. The rat is quite idiot and remember a lot a French movie called Sitcom, but even less interesting and more "poetic" in a boring way.
It's quite surprising that you could get Selton Mello's acting and the beautiful nudity of Alessandra Negrini (playboy magazine worth's more) and make such a lousy movie.
The movie is longer than it should be, the story clearly fits in a short movie and it drags itself in such a huge effort that you feel really good when it finally ends.
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