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The Chick's Ability (1984)

Volúpia de Mulher (original title)
Unrated | | Drama
Woman has to choose between being a prostitute or posing nude for a painter, in order to finance an expensive surgery for her son, his only chance to survive.

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John Doo

Writers:

Milton Donara (story), Ody Fraga
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Cast

Credited cast:
Helena Ramos Helena Ramos ... Laura
Romeu de Freitas Romeu de Freitas ... Lili Marlene
Vanessa Alves Vanessa Alves ... Cristina (credit only)
André Loureiro André Loureiro ... Marcos
Alvamar Taddei Alvamar Taddei ... Carla
Germano Vezzani Germano Vezzani ... Milton
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Eduardo Abbas Eduardo Abbas
Edna del Corso Edna del Corso
Kátia Keller Kátia Keller
Ruy Leal Ruy Leal
Katie Marie Katie Marie
Zélia Nunes Zélia Nunes
Ana Paula Ana Paula
Rosa Ribeiro Rosa Ribeiro
Paula Sanches Paula Sanches
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When the travesty Lili "Oswaldo" Marlene brings the single mother Cristina and her baby to the hospital, Dr. Laura finds that the baby has a problem and asks what happened with Cristina to Lili. She explains that Cristina had intercourse with her boyfriend in the countryside and her father expelled her from home. She moves to the apartment of her acquaintance Carla (Alvamar Taddei), who is a whore, but she does not receive Cristina. She ends at Lili's apartment that supports her. Laura explains that the baby needs an expensive surgery to survive. Meanwhile Laura's boyfriend Marcos is looking for a nude model with a special face for his paintings and Laura offers the job to Cristina. But Carla's pimp invites Cristina to prostitute for him and offers a small fortune per program for her. What will Cristina do? Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Frustration. Desperation. Titillation. See more »

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

Unrated
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Country:

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Language:

Portuguese

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The Chick's Ability See more »

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1.37 : 1
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Soft-Porn Drama
1 October 2017 | by claudio_carvalhoSee all my reviews

When the travesty Lili "Oswaldo" Marlene (Romeu de Freitas) brings the single mother Cristina (Vanessa Alves) and her baby to the hospital, Dr. Laura (Helena Ramos) finds that the baby has a problem and asks what happened with Cristina to Lili. She explains that Cristina had intercourse with her boyfriend in the countryside and her father expelled her from home. She move to the apartment of her acquaintance Carla (Alvamar Taddei), who is a whore, but she does not receive Cristina. She ends at Lili's apartment that supports her. Laura explains that the baby needs an expensive surgery to survive. Meanwhile Laura's boyfriend Marcos (André Loureiro) is looking for a nude model with a special face for his paintings and Laura offers the job to Cristina. But Carla's pimp invites Cristina to prostitute for him and offers a small fortune per program for her. What will Cristina do?

"Volúpia de Mulher" is a Brazilian soft-porn production from the notorious "Boca do Lixo" ("Mouth of Garbage") in the Red Light Zone of São Paulo, and not the popular "pornochanchada" ("porn light comedy") originated in the 70's in Rio de Janeiro. The genre "pornchanchada" is wrongly applied to the Brazilian erotic and soft porn productions. "Volúpia de Mulher" presents a shallow drama and everything that happens is a motive to expose nudity and sexual intercourse. Helena Ramos is probably the queen of the "Boca do Lixo" and made success in the 70's and 80's with her voluptuous body and facility to be naked in front of the cameras. My vote is three.

Title (Brazil): "Volúpia de Mulher" ("Voluptuousness of Woman")


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