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A Wolf at the Door (2013)

O Lobo Atrás da Porta (original title)
Unrated | | Crime, Drama, Thriller | 5 June 2014 (Brazil)
A journey to the dark cutting edge of desires, lies and wickedness of a love triangle, from the moment a child is mysteriously kidnapped.

Director:

Fernando Coimbra

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Cast

Cast overview:
Leandra Leal Leandra Leal ... Rosa
Milhem Cortaz ... Bernardo
Fabiula Nascimento Fabiula Nascimento ... Sylvia
Tamara Taxman ... Mae de Rosa
Juliano Cazarré Juliano Cazarré ... Delegado
Paulo Tiefenthaler ... Wander
Thalita Carauta Thalita Carauta ... Betty
Isabelle Ribas Isabelle Ribas ... Clara
Karine Teles ... Professora Arlete
Emiliano Queiroz Emiliano Queiroz ... Pai de Rosa
Gustavo Novaes Gustavo Novaes ... Dr. Linhares
Antonio Dos Santos Antonio Dos Santos ... Policial na Estacao de Trem (as Antonio dos Santos)
Antonio Saboia ... Inspetor
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Storyline

A child is kidnapped. At the police station Silvia and Bernardo, the parents of the victim and Rosa, the main suspect and lover of Bernardo, give contradictory evidence which will take us to the gloomiest corners of desires, lies, needs and wickedness in the relationship of these three characters.

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Genres:

Crime | Drama | Thriller

Certificate:

Unrated | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

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Country:

Brazil

Language:

Portuguese

Release Date:

5 June 2014 (Brazil) See more »

Also Known As:

A Wolf at the Door See more »

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Budget:

BRL 1,200,000 (estimated)
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Production Co:

Gullane See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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A fling that quickly descends into the darkest depths of the soul
6 September 2015 | by floatingpolarbearSee all my reviews

Like the beginning of a love affair this movie starts light on its toes and superficial lulling you into thinking you're just going to get a slice of life kind of Brazilian romantic comedy but looks can be deceiving. Soon enough surfaces start to crack and there's no mistake you're watching naked, raw egos in mortal combat of the highest order. Ordinary people can be spectacularly duplicitous and damaging to themselves and those in their orbit, throwing their emotionally eviscerating punches with operatic gusto. It's not over till the fat lady sings and by the time she does you're watching a horror movie ripped from real life headlines.


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