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O Olho Mágico do Amor (1982)

Innocent girl starts working as a secretary in an office. Soon she finds out a hole in the wall through which she can see the action in the next apartment, where a prostitute meets her bizarre clients.
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Credited cast:
Carla Camurati Carla Camurati ... Vera / secretary
Tânia Alves Tânia Alves ... Penélope / prostitute
Ênio Gonçalves Ênio Gonçalves ... Átila / Penélope's gigolo
Sérgio Mamberti Sérgio Mamberti ... Prolíxenes / Vera's boss
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Tito Alencastro Tito Alencastro ... Nelson
Hércules Barbosa Hércules Barbosa
Arrigo Barnabé Arrigo Barnabé
Walter Casagrande Walter Casagrande ... Himself (as Casagrande)
Luiz Felipe Luiz Felipe
Luis Roberto Galizia Luis Roberto Galizia
José Antonio Garcia José Antonio Garcia
Maria Helena Maria Helena
Ismael Ivo Ismael Ivo
Nelson Jacobina Nelson Jacobina
Leonor Lambertini Leonor Lambertini
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In São Paulo, the suburban girl Vera Maria Gatta finds a job of secretary in the Society of the Ornithology Friends in Boca do Lixo. Her boss Prolíxenes is absent most of the time and Vera is bored in the office. One day, Vera accidentally finds a peephole on the wall where she can peep the room of the prostitute Penélope. On the next days, Vera spends most of her time snooping Penélope having kinky sex with her clients, meeting her gigolo Átila and then she fantasizes the situation. One day, Vera decides to meet Penélope, but she is raped by Átila. Three days later, Vera returns to her office and quits the job. A couple of days later, she returns to the office in the middle of the night and throws a heavy statue on Átila's head. She finally has an encounter with Penélope. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Country:

Brazil

Language:

Portuguese

Release Date:

8 March 1982 (Brazil) See more »

Also Known As:

Askin Sihirli Gözü See more »

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Olympus Filmes See more »
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The Poor Debut of Carla Camurati
31 January 2011 | by claudio_carvalhoSee all my reviews

In São Paulo, the suburban girl Vera Maria Gatta (Carla Camurati) finds a job of secretary in the Society of the Ornithology Friends in Boca do Lixo. Her boss Prolíxenes (Sérgio Mamberti) is absent most of the time and Vera is bored in the office. One day, Vera accidentally finds a peephole on the wall where she can peep the room of the prostitute Penélope (Tânia Alves). On the next days, Vera spends most of her time snooping Penélope having kinky sex with her clients, meeting her gigolo Átila (Ênio Gonçalves) and then she fantasizes the situation. One day, Vera decides to meet Penélope, but she is raped by Átila. Three days later, Vera returns to her office and quits the job. A couple of days later, she returns to the office in the middle of the night and throws a heavy statue on Átila's head. She finally has an encounter with Penélope.

"O Olho Mágico do Amor" is a silly erotic story and debut of Carla Camurati in the cinema industry with the face with pimples. The screenplay is only pretext to see Tânia Alves and Carla Camurati naked and the voyeurism of Vera Maria Gatta is tiresome. Surprisingly this film has been nominated to the Golden Kikito in the category Best Film. My vote is three.

Title (Brazil): "O Olho Mágico do Amor" ("The Peephole of the Love")


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