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Little Surfer Girl (2011)
"Bruna Surfistinha" (original title)

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Raquel is a girl, adopted by an upper middle class family, who rebelled at 17 and left her family and studies at a traditional college in São Paulo to become a call girl. Shortly after ... See full summary »

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Raquel / Bruna Surfistinha
Cássio Gabus Mendes ...
Huldson
Drica Moraes ...
Larissa
Fabiula Nascimento ...
Janine
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Gabi
Guta Ruiz ...
Carol
Clarisse Abujamra ...
Celeste
Luciano Chirolli ...
Otto
Sérgio Guizé ...
Rodrigo
Simone Iliescu ...
Yasmin
Érika Puga ...
Mel
Brenda Lígia ...
Kelly
Gustavo Machado ...
Miguel
Juliano Cazarré ...
Gustavo
Rodrigo Dorado ...
Rominho
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Raquel is a girl, adopted by an upper middle class family, who rebelled at 17 and left her family and studies at a traditional college in São Paulo to become a call girl. Shortly after starting work, she decided to write a blog about her experiences. Since some clients thought she looked like a surfer she adopted the name "Surfistinha" which means little surfer girl. This blog became a sensation, and quickly became one of the most popular blogs in Brazil. Becoming famous, her life changed significantly. She went on to be interviewed on Brazilian talk shows similar to Oprah and David Letterman, all the while continuing her blog about her racy exploits. She wrote a book about these experiences: "O Doce Veneno Do Escorpião". Written by William Gonçalves and Matt Hisle

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Vá com seu namorado, suas amigas ou sozinha. Só não vá com preconceitos. (Come with your boyfriend, your girlfriends or alone. But without prejudgement.) See more »

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In 2007, the project has caused controversy after the Brazilian Ministério da Cultura released nearly US$4 million, through the mechanism of tax relief, to produce the adaptation. See more »

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No time is lost when Deborah Seco decides to undress
21 March 2011 | by (Portugal) – See all my reviews

"Bruna" Marcus Baldini - As if we need excuses to waste almost a couple of hours watching Deborah Seco undressing and doing it like it's hot! The story captivated me for being based on real facts that I personally didn't know. I found it interesting only because of a certain verbal gymnastics that keeps me laughing in the lexicon of the Brazilian Portuguese and the lightness in which the most serious subjects can be portrayed by Brazilian directors, sometimes even in an ethereal fashion. But this movie is worth only for the scenes with Deborah Seco, just because the emotional dimension of it is sometimes lost and one never gets to understand what leads the main character to taking such a shaky turn, one does not understand what kind of analysis is made and for trying to tell a story sometimes the film gets so close to wanting to tell too much without showing great substance. I give it a 7 out of 10, almost pulling in a 6, but our friend Deborah Seco saved the movie (although at the beginning of the movie she acting very stuck up and out of character, perhaps because they wanted her to go through an age that simply is nor hers any more).


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