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A Erva do Rato (2008)

The names of the characters are pronouns. She is a teacher, with his father dead just three days ago. Faced with this situation, He intends to take care of her while He is alive. This is the beginning of an odd relationship.

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Júlio Bressane
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Selton Mello ... Man
Alessandra Negrini ... Woman
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After meeting in a cemetery on the seashore, a man (Selton Mello) proposes to a woman (Alessandra Negrini) to take care of her. She accepts the offer, which makes them live together. For a long time he tells stories about the geography of Rio de Janeiro, the poisons prepared by the Indians and Greek mythology. Until, noticing her fatigue, he decides to buy a camera. She soon becomes your muse, being the main focus of all your photos. When he discovers that a mouse is gnawing on the photographs taken, he spreads several mousetraps around the house. But gradually he discovers that the animal is not so unwanted. Written by lament

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Country:

Brazil

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Portuguese

Release Date:

26 June 2009 (Brazil) See more »

Also Known As:

Farenin Otu See more »

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República Pureza Filmes See more »
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2.35 : 1
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Experimental and quite difficult to swallow
30 December 2008 | by m3rtinsSee all my reviews

Experimental and quite difficult to swallow kind of movie. The story is not interesting and although there are artistic concepts the overall movie is not good. The rat is quite idiot and remember a lot a French movie called Sitcom, but even less interesting and more "poetic" in a boring way.

It's quite surprising that you could get Selton Mello's acting and the beautiful nudity of Alessandra Negrini (playboy magazine worth's more) and make such a lousy movie.

The movie is longer than it should be, the story clearly fits in a short movie and it drags itself in such a huge effort that you feel really good when it finally ends.

Really disappointing.


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