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Boi Neon (2015)

Unrated | | Drama | 14 January 2016 (Brazil)
Iremar works at the "Vaquejadas", a rodeo in the North East of Brazil where two men on horseback try bring down a bull by grabbing its tail. It's dusty and back-breaking work, but Iremar is... See full summary »

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Juliano Cazarré ...
Iremar
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Galega
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Josinaldo Alves ...
Mário
Roberto Berindelli ...
Fazendeiro
Marcelo Caetano
Samya De Lavor ...
Geise
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Júnior
Abigail Pereira ...
Valquíria
Carlos Pessoa ...
Alyne Santana ...
Cacá
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Iremar works at the "Vaquejadas", a rodeo in the North East of Brazil where two men on horseback try bring down a bull by grabbing its tail. It's dusty and back-breaking work, but Iremar is a natural vaqueiro feeding, prepping and taking care of the bulls. Home is the truck used to transport the animals from show to show which he shares with his coworkers; Galega, an exotic dancer, truck driver and mother to her spirited and cheeky daughter Cacá, and Zé, his rotund compadre in the bull pen. Together they form a makeshift but close-knit family. But Brazil and the Northeast are changing and the region's booming clothing industry has stirred new ambitions in Iremar. Swinging in his hammock in the back of the truck, his head is filled with dreams of pattern cutting, sequins and exquisite fabrics as he mentally assembles his latest sexy fashion designs. Written by LouKiev

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$6,413 (USA) (8 April 2016)

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$26,353 (USA) (15 July 2016)
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one man's journey on the sea of life
15 April 2016 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I don't know if this is allowed but here goes. I see a lot of movies and submit a review for most of them. I really didn't know how to describe neon bull so I didn't review it. I just wanted to say that the review by eurogary (see above) says pretty much what I was thinking but couldn't manage to put down on paper, so to speak. a cowboy's journey through a few days of his life. it is really a very good movie and unusual. one thing I would point out is that even in eastern brazil, where there doesn't seem to be a lot going on, web addresses appear on most of the advertising signs filmed. it is a small world after all. and yes indeed, this is not a movie for prudes.


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