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Operações Especiais (2015)

A group of honest police is sent to a country town to solve the problem of high crime. Soon they solve the problem while newcomer Francis (Cléo Pires) must overcome their limits to prove ... See full summary »

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Tomas Portella
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Cleo ... Francis (as Cleo Pires)
Fabrício Boliveira ... Décio
Thiago Martins ... Roni
Marcos Caruso ... Fróes
Fabiula Nascimento Fabiula Nascimento ... Rosa
Antonio Tabet Antonio Tabet ... Toscano
Fábio Lago Fábio Lago ... Moacir
Adriano Saboya Adriano Saboya ... Canhoto
Ed Oliveira Ed Oliveira ... Carrasco
Luci Pereira Luci Pereira ... Duna Penha
Analú Prestes Analú Prestes ... Dona Odélia
Olivia Araújo Olivia Araújo ... Karla
Gillray Coutinho Gillray Coutinho ... Heraldo
Amélia Bittencourt Amélia Bittencourt ... Dona Ermenilda
Carlos Fonte Boa ... Robson
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A group of honest police is sent to a country town to solve the problem of high crime. Soon they solve the problem while newcomer Francis (Cléo Pires) must overcome their limits to prove that it has value. They are acclaimed by public opinion. But before long the application of the force of the law begins to annoy everyone and the true enemy is revealed. Is our society is prepared for an honest cop? Written by Burly.

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Action | Crime

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Country:

Brazil

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Portuguese

Release Date:

15 October 2015 (Brazil) See more »

Also Known As:

B.O. - Boletim de Ocorrência See more »

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BRL6,000,000 (estimated)
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Great Brazilian Film
8 February 2016 | by EmerencianoSee all my reviews

There is no doubt Brazilian cinema is not only good, but also gets bigger every year. Also, it is very clear that this country film industry has invested in higher budget productions and many of famous TV actors and actress have participated in successful movies, what is great for this growth of our cinema.

"Operações Especiais" - I wonder how it was called internationally - deals with organised crime and corruption in a small town near Rio de Janeiro. Although it is a very common problem in Brazil, it is also a typical subject in American police films.

And it is in this link with the USA that "Operações Especiais" is built. The dialogues, with jokes and some ironic comments, remind us of typical American films lines. Also, cameras position and special effects are clearly influenced but those made in Hollywood

But in no way am I saying this Americanization is a bad thing for the country productions. Provided the movie makers don't forget to come up with the traditional films dealing with Brazilian culture from time to time, the USA like films are welcome for they attract investors to the studios and also bigger and bigger audiences to movie theatres.


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