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Confessions of a Brazilian Call Girl (2011)

Bruna Surfistinha (original title)
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After the adoptive daughter of a stable family leaves them for a new life as a prostitute, she rises to become a popular performer among her clients, and details her routine in her blog.

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Marcus Baldini

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José Carvalho (screenwriter), Homero Olivetto (screenwriter) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Deborah Secco ... Raquel / Bruna
Cássio Gabus Mendes ... Huldson
Drica Moraes ... Larissa
Fabiula Nascimento Fabiula Nascimento ... Janine
Cristina Lago ... Gabi
Guta Ruiz Guta Ruiz ... Carol
Clarisse Abujamra Clarisse Abujamra ... Celeste
Luciano Chirolli Luciano Chirolli ... Otto
Sergio Guizé ... Rodrigo
Simone Iliescu Simone Iliescu ... Yasmin
Érika Puga Érika Puga ... Mel (as Erika Puga)
Brenda Lígia Brenda Lígia ... Kelly (as Brenda Ligia)
Gustavo Machado Gustavo Machado ... Miguel
Juliano Cazarré Juliano Cazarré ... Gustavo
Rodrigo Dorado Rodrigo Dorado ... Rominho
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Storyline

Raquel is a girl, adopted by an upper middle class family, who rebelled at 17 and left her family and studies at a traditional college in São Paulo to become a call girl. Shortly after starting work, she decided to write a blog about her experiences. Since some clients thought she looked like a surfer she adopted the name "Surfistinha" which means little surfer girl. This blog became a sensation, and quickly became one of the most popular blogs in Brazil. Becoming famous, her life changed significantly. She went on to be interviewed on Brazilian talk shows similar to Oprah and David Letterman, all the while continuing her blog about her racy exploits. She wrote a book about these experiences: "O Doce Veneno Do Escorpião". Written by William Gonçalves and Matt Hisle

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Taglines:

Um programa pra fazer de casal. (A program for two). See more »

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Biography | Drama

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TV-14 | See all certifications »

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Country:

Brazil

Language:

Portuguese

Release Date:

25 February 2011 (Brazil) See more »

Also Known As:

Little Surfer Girl See more »

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Budget:

BRL 4,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

BRL 4,200,000 (Brazil), 27 February 2011, Limited Release
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Dolby Digital

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1.85 : 1
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Originally titled "O Doce Veneno do Escorpião" ("The Scorpion's Sweet Venom") as the novel it is based on. See more »

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The Rise and Fall of a Whore
19 August 2011 | by claudio_carvalhoSee all my reviews

Raquel (Deborah Secco) is a middle-class teenager that dreams on the independence of her foster family. She runs away home and works in a brothel of Celeste (Clarisse Abujamra) using the pseudonym of Bruna. When she meets Carol (Guta Ruiz), she leaves the brothel with her friend Gabi (Cristina Lago) and she rents an expensive apartment and starts working as a call girl using the nickname Bruna Surfistinha. She also starts a blog, writing her experiences, ratings and clients' confidences. She uses drugs and the downfall forces her to start working as a hustler and in the red-light district. Later she publishes a best- seller about her experiences.

"Bruna Surfistinha" tells the rise and fall of a notorious Brazilian whore in a glamorized way. The sexy and hot Deborah Secco makes this film worth, but I do not understand why producers choose to tell the story of a prostitute instead of many other important Brazilian women. For me, the only intention is to make money with the exploitation of the body of Deborah Secco.

I had the chance to see a pornographic film where the nasty Bruna Surfistinha is the lead star and I was disgusted with this hooker. "Bruna Surfistinha" explores the sensuality and naive way of Deborah Secco that has nothing to do with Bruna and omits her work in the porn industry. My vote is six.

Title (Brazil): "Bruna Surfistinha" ("Bruna Little Surfer")


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