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Cafuné (2005)

CAFUNÉ is about people who are starting their adult lives in the both violent and charming environment of the city of Rio de Janeiro. This scenery is viewed through the eyes of a young ... See full summary »

Director:

Bruno Vianna

Writer:

Bruno Vianna
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Priscila Assum Priscila Assum ... Débora
Lúcio Andrey Lúcio Andrey ... Marquinhos
Dilma Lóes ... Marina
Roberto Maya ... Luís Eduardo (Pai)
Daniel Archângelo Daniel Archângelo ... Roberto
Ana Kutner Ana Kutner ... Joana
Thiare Maia Thiare Maia ... Marta (as Thiarê Maia)
Pedro Di Monteiro Pedro Di Monteiro ... Daniel
Alice Gomez Alice Gomez ... Herica
Branca Messina Branca Messina ... Maria
Pierre dos Santos Pierre dos Santos ...
Renan Monteiro ... Jonas
Carlo Mossy Carlo Mossy ... Cliente
Tessy Callado Tessy Callado ... Helena (as Tessy Calado)
Luizão Luizão ... Policial
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CAFUNÉ is about people who are starting their adult lives in the both violent and charming environment of the city of Rio de Janeiro. This scenery is viewed through the eyes of a young couple: a high-class girl, Débora, and a boy from a favela, Marquinhos. Slowly, they'll discover each others' worlds. What was believed to be prejudice against lower class actually turns into a fascination that is both sexual and affective - the meaning of Cafuné is fondling. This fascination evolves to the environment around the girl, to the point that we suspect that her mother is attracted to the kid. The girl's friends start leaving the city due to lack of perspective. Those who remain find themselves entangled in a web of boredom and vanity, like Marta, who obsessively takes pictures of herself and publishes them on the Internet. Débora, the lead character, finds out to be pregnant of Marquinhos. Her mother pushes her into abortion, but she resists, claiming that she intents to raise the baby in ... Written by Anonymous

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Genres:

Drama | Romance

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Cafuné was the first Brazilian feature film to open on theaters and be released on the Internet at the same day. It was launched under a creative commons license. See more »

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Official Sites:

Official site [Brazil]

Country:

Brazil

Language:

Portuguese

Release Date:

20 October 2005 (Brazil) See more »

Filming Locations:

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Budget:

BRL550,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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