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Amor Estranho Amor (1982)

São Paulo, 1937. Hugo is a12-year-old teenage boy who came from Santa Catarina, being brought by his grandmother to return him to his mother, Anna who is a lover of Osmar, the the most ... See full summary »


Walter Hugo Khouri
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Credited cast:
Vera Fischer ... Anna
Tarcísio Meira ... Dr. Osmar (as Tarcisio Meira)
Xuxa ... Tamara (as Xuxa Meneghel)
Íris Bruzzi Íris Bruzzi ... Laura (as Iris Bruzzi)
Otávio Augusto Otávio Augusto ... Dr. Itamar (as Otavio Augusto)
Walter Forster ... Hugo - Adult
Marcelo Ribeiro Marcelo Ribeiro ... Hugo - Child
Matilde Mastrangi Matilde Mastrangi ... Olga
Mauro Mendonça ... Dr. Benicio
José Miziara José Miziara
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Madame Adelube Madame Adelube
Vanessa Alves Vanessa Alves ... (as Linda Vanessa)
Carmem Angélica Carmem Angélica
Jairo Arco e Flexa Jairo Arco e Flexa
Traditional Jazz Band Traditional Jazz Band


São Paulo, 1937. Hugo is a12-year-old teenage boy who came from Santa Catarina, being brought by his grandmother to return him to his mother, Anna who is a lover of Osmar, the the most influential politician in the state. She lives in a luxurious mansion with several other young ladies, all led by Laura and serving the political maneuvering of Osmar, who uses the house for parties and orgies in order to impress and please possible political allies. The arrival of the boy coincides with the day of a great farewell party that will be given to Benício, the most influential and powerful politician from another state. This makes Laura very upset because she does not want anything to get out of. Thus Hugo is accommodated in a room in the attic, but he is disturbed in the house, where circumstances make him always surrounded by young women, who start provoking him and even wanting him. Tamara is the young woman who is most interested in Hugo. Newly arrived at the house and coming from Santa ... Written by lukejoplin@infolink.com.br

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A love that got too close and went too far




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blue eyes staring
11 July 2011 | by celco74See all my reviews

I understand that this movie was made in a time where life was not running at a pace as fast as it is now; but even with this in mind it is just boring.

especially the director's obsession with blue eyes staring out of frozen faces in closeup is getting pretty annoying after some time. cut out all these "blue eyes staring" scenes and the length would probably get down to about 1.5 hours (instead of the actual 2 hours), making it more bearable.

also most of the dialogs are just unsatisfying and simple.

not being from brasil I don't get the point about xuxa, but her beauty and nakedness (together vera fischer and with all the other nude girls) at least accounts for a few points in my rating.

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11 November 1982 (Brazil) See more »

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Amor, extraño amor See more »

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