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Aya Arcos (2014)

Unrated | | Drama | 24 August 2014 (Canada)
When successful writer Edu falls in love with a young hustler, Fabio, his initial fear is about contracting HIV, but emotional matters soon loom large as well.

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Maximilian von Moll (as Maximilian Moll)

Writer:

Maximilian von Moll (as Maximilian Moll)
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Cast overview:
César Augusto César Augusto
Daniel Passi Daniel Passi
André Vieira André Vieira
Flávia Gusmão Flávia Gusmão
Alex Mello Alex Mello
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When successful writer Edu falls in love with a young hustler, Fabio, his initial fear is about contracting HIV, but emotional matters soon loom large as well.

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Drama

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Country:

Brazil | Germany

Language:

Portuguese

Release Date:

24 August 2014 (Canada) See more »

Also Known As:

Aya Arcos See more »

Filming Locations:

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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1.78 : 1
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References Robin Hood (1973) See more »

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Better Moves
Performed by Fabio Maracutaia
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Delivers more than anticipated; a Brazilian gem
8 June 2017 | by haldunarmaganSee all my reviews

This is a nice movie, offers surprisingly good acting and builds multi layer story very successfully despite some setbacks with its minimal budget. Director Maximilian Moll does a wonderful job to develop a story on prejudice, love, companion, sacrifice, and impact on social values on lifestyle choices. I think, presenting this movie as story of a street hustler and his long-time customer does injustice to the multi-layered scenario. My five star goes to Daniel Passi particularly, who delivers tour de force performance reflecting complexities of a hustler who struggles between his personal emotions and real-life facts. A small gem from Brazil cinema.


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