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Paraísos Artificiais (2012)

Two girlfriends visit a big Brazilian beach festival and decide to just let go. They enjoy the music, booze, drugs and on one steamy afternoon even each other. They also meet a young man and things can't be better. Can this paradise last?

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Marcos Prado
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Cast

Credited cast:
Nathalia Dill ... Érika
Luca Bianchi ... Nando
Lívia de Bueno Lívia de Bueno ... Lara
Bernardo Barreto ... Patrick (as Bernardo Melo Barreto)
César Cardadeiro César Cardadeiro ... Lipe
Divana Brandão Divana Brandão ... Márcia
Emílio Orciollo Netto Emílio Orciollo Netto ... Mouse
Roney Villela Roney Villela ... Mark
Cadu Fávero Cadu Fávero ... Anderson
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Erom Cordeiro Erom Cordeiro ... Carlão
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Two girlfriends visit a big Brazilian beach festival and decide to just let go. They enjoy the music, booze, drugs and on one steamy afternoon even each other. They also meet a young man and things can't be better. Can this paradise last?

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Official Sites:

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Country:

Brazil

Language:

Portuguese

Release Date:

4 May 2012 (Brazil) See more »

Also Known As:

Artificial Paradises See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color (35 mm version)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Suppencaspa
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Pleasure is pain
15 October 2014 | by kosmaspSee all my reviews

You could reduce the movie to its core message, but it wouldn't be fair to the story itself. And it's nicely edited (with time-lines crossing and giving you bits and pieces to swallow), even though it should be more than predictable early on. Then again there is a spin on that too. And there is some nudity and a lot of music and a lot of partying. "Of course" all that comes with a price.

You could say the bad tries to creep into the good moments someone is having. Like a balance, like yin-yang or whatever you want to call it. Decisions are made and people have to live with the consequences of their decisions. So life then ... as we know it. The acting is nice and the framing/colors are really putting you in the mood. "Enjoying" the movie would be a stretch, but it's powerful at times


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