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Rio Sex Comedy (2010)

Unrated | | Comedy, Drama | 23 February 2011 (France)
Charts the misadventures of expatriates in Rio in their bungled search for both personal pleasures and social justice. Each character reveals a different aspect of the fabled city, from Rio high society to favelas.

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Charlotte
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William
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Irène
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Fish
Jérôme Kircher ...
Robert
Jean-Marc Roulot ...
Antoine
David Jarre ...
Alex
Daniela Dams ...
Iracema
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Maria Angelica
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Frank
Bob Nadkarni ...
Bob
Ivo Pitanguy ...
Ivo Pitanguy
Branca Messina ...
Tatiana
Giselle Ingrid ...
Yara (as Gisele Ingrid)
Herson Capri ...
Dr. Pavão
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A group of strangers from different countries end up on Rio's sensual beaches. Seeking self fulfillment, they are looking for answers to existential questions. Yet it isn't until their different paths cross that they begin to understand why they came. Written by Anonymous

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Kaftes nyhtes sto Rio  »

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€5,000,000 (estimated)
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Genuinely Funny
12 October 2010 | by (Brazil) – See all my reviews

Orinigally titled Gringos no Rio, Rio Sex Comedy is definitely worth the trip to the cinema! I am an American living in Rio and thought the film was a dead on portrayal of the culture shock we encounter upon arrival here; rife with authentic, honest, and spontaneously felt comedic scenes.

If you are not a Carioca or a gringo that has spent a significant amount of time in Rio, you will probably not understand the film or why it was made. The performances by Fisher Stevens, Charlotte Rampling and Bill Pullman, Irene Jacobs, and others were carbon copies of the characters they played-kudos to them and to the filmmaker. The fact that there probably wasn't much research or scripting involved in this film only helped the end result...By the way, the theater where the film was shown was full of laughter and smiles from the moment the film began until the moment it ended...


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