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O Cheiro do Ralo (2006)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama | 23 March 2007 (Brazil)
A pawn shop proprietor buys used goods from desperate locals--as much to play perverse power games as for his own livelihood, but when the perfect rump and a backed-up toilet enter his life, he loses all control.

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Heitor Dhalia
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Cast

Credited cast:
Selton Mello ... Lourenço
Paula Braun Paula Braun ... Garconete
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Paulo Alves Paulo Alves ... PM 1
Susana Alves Susana Alves ... Samanta Rose
Roberto Audio Roberto Audio ... Homem da Flauta
Flavio Bauraqui Flavio Bauraqui ... Homem da Caixa de Música
Boi Boi ... Mendigo
Alice Braga ... Garçonete Dois
Calico Calico ... Homem da Perna
Jorge Cerruti Jorge Cerruti ... Homem do Olho de Vidro
Milhem Cortaz ... Encanador
Thobias da Vai-Vai Thobias da Vai-Vai ... Caixa da lanchonete
Wolney de Assis Wolney de Assis ... Homem da Caneta
Estevan Estevan ... Homem do Autógrafo
Abrahão Farc Abrahão Farc ... Homem dos Soldadinhos
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Storyline

A pawn shop proprietor buys used goods from desperate locals--as much to play perverse power games as for his own livelihood, but when the perfect rump and a backed-up toilet enter his life, he loses all control.

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Official Sites:

Official site [Brazil]

Country:

Brazil

Language:

Portuguese

Release Date:

23 March 2007 (Brazil) See more »

Also Known As:

Drained See more »

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Budget:

BRL 300,000 (estimated)
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The protagonist walks throughout the gate of Juventus Club that is a traditional Soccer team from São Paulo Brazil. See more »

Connections

References Le Mans (1971) See more »

Soundtracks

Damn You
by Apollo Nove, James Muller and Paul Negao
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A great movie, great cast and great everything
31 March 2007 | by flyingkandykidSee all my reviews

I just saw the movie few days ago on the Festival De Guadalajara. I saw it and it got me going. The acting is fabulous,every actor takes his part to a great level. And the first sequence is a delight for the eyes, and also the main actor. The irreverence of the movie, from the funny to the disgusting (And all in between) remind us that aesthetic doesn't necessarily means beautiful. With this wicked game of the aesthetic on art department, acting, screenplay and photo, you can't do anything but fall in love, and identify with the main character. I must say that I haven't read the book, but the writer must to be very pleased if he act on the movie (Find him out!) I just hope that it finds a good distributor, because I wanna have it on my collection, and I hope you too.


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