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Tattoo (2013)

Tatuagem (original title)
Unrated | | Drama | 15 November 2013 (Brazil)
The romance between a 18-year-old soldier and the cultural ringleader of an anarchist cabaret.

Director:

Hilton Lacerda

Writer:

Hilton Lacerda
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Cast

Credited cast:
Maria de Jesus Baccarelli Maria de Jesus Baccarelli ... Maroca
Jesuíta Barbosa Jesuíta Barbosa ... Fininho
Ariclenes Barroso Ariclenes Barroso ... Gusmão
Arthur Canavarro Arthur Canavarro ... Érico Welsh
Ana Georgina Castro Ana Georgina Castro ... Ceminha
Deyvid Queiroz de Morais Deyvid Queiroz de Morais ... Tuca
Auriceia Fraga Auriceia Fraga ... Zózima
Rodrigo García Rodrigo García ... Paulete
Johnny Hooker Johnny Hooker ... Johnny Hooker
Nash Laila Nash Laila
Soia Lira Soia Lira ... Albanita
Sylvia Prado Sylvia Prado ... Deusa
Sílvio Restiffe Sílvio Restiffe ... Professor Joubert
Diego Salvador Diego Salvador ... Ator
Irandhir Santos ... Clécio
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Storyline

1978. While the military coup that assaulted Brazil in 1964 starts to teeter, we follow a romance involving an 18 years old soldier and the cultural ringleader of an anarchist cabaret. Tattoo depicts the conflicts and reflections of a whole generation observed from a marginal perspective. Through the vantage point of the exception, the film elucidates the norm. Written by Anonymous

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Taglines:

I've got you under my skin.

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

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Official Sites:

Official site | US Official Site

Country:

Brazil

Language:

Portuguese

Release Date:

15 November 2013 (Brazil) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$172,157
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Jesuíta Barbosa and Irandhir Santos would later reunite in the television miniseries "Onde Nascem os Fortes". See more »

Quotes

Clécio: The symbol of freedom is the asshole, which is democratic and everyone has one!
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Connections

References Sergeant Garcia (2000) See more »

Soundtracks

Volta
Written by Johnny Hooker
Performed by Johnny Hooker and Paulista
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The delicate romance between a military and a stage actor, and freedom versus censorship dominate the screen.
22 August 2015 | by andreavelarSee all my reviews

The Recife (Brazil) movies, once again presents me with a great movie (I hope for you too).

The delicate romance between a military (Jesuita Barbosa) and a stage actor (Irandhir Santos ) and freedom versus censorship dominate the screen. Everything happens in the 70's and the story unfolds in a very natural way.

All the characters are interesting , since a military who must deal with the first dance with another man, his girlfriend and the pressure inside the barrack to the son of stage actor who suffers bullying for being "single mother son and father queer".

The acting is great and the performance of Jesuita Barbosa is spectacular ! The film was written and directed by Hilton Lacerda (Amarelo Manga, Febre do Rato), which opens well in fiction direction.


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