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Boi Neon (2015)

Unrated | | Drama | 14 January 2016 (Brazil)
Iremar works at the rodeo in North East of Brazil. From his home, the truck used to transport the animals, he dreams of a future in the region's booming clothing industry.

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Gabriel Mascaro

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Gabriel Mascaro
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Cast

Credited cast:
Juliano Cazarré Juliano Cazarré ... Iremar
Maeve Jinkings ... Galega
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Josinaldo Alves Josinaldo Alves ... Mário
Roberto Birindelli ... Fazendeiro
Marcelo Caetano Marcelo Caetano
Samya De Lavor Samya De Lavor ... Geise
Vinícius de Oliveira Vinícius de Oliveira ... Júnior
Abigail Pereira Abigail Pereira ... Valquíria
Carlos Pessoa Carlos Pessoa ...
Alyne Santana Alyne Santana ... Cacá
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Storyline

Iremar works at the "Vaquejadas", a rodeo in the North East of Brazil where two men on horseback try bring down a bull by grabbing its tail. It's dusty and back-breaking work, but Iremar is a natural vaqueiro feeding, prepping and taking care of the bulls. Home is the truck used to transport the animals from show to show which he shares with his coworkers; Galega, an exotic dancer, truck driver and mother to her spirited and cheeky daughter Cacá, and Zé, his rotund compadre in the bull pen. Together they form a makeshift but close-knit family. But Brazil and the Northeast are changing and the region's booming clothing industry has stirred new ambitions in Iremar. Swinging in his hammock in the back of the truck, his head is filled with dreams of pattern cutting, sequins and exquisite fabrics as he mentally assembles his latest sexy fashion designs. Written by LouKiev

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Country:

Brazil | Uruguay | Netherlands

Language:

Portuguese

Release Date:

14 January 2016 (Brazil) See more »

Also Known As:

Neon Bull See more »

Filming Locations:

Caruaru, Pernambuco, Brazil See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,413, 10 April 2016, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$26,353, 17 July 2016
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Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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one man's journey on the sea of life
15 April 2016 | by cdcrbSee all my reviews

I don't know if this is allowed but here goes. I see a lot of movies and submit a review for most of them. I really didn't know how to describe neon bull so I didn't review it. I just wanted to say that the review by eurogary (see above) says pretty much what I was thinking but couldn't manage to put down on paper, so to speak. a cowboy's journey through a few days of his life. it is really a very good movie and unusual. one thing I would point out is that even in eastern brazil, where there doesn't seem to be a lot going on, web addresses appear on most of the advertising signs filmed. it is a small world after all. and yes indeed, this is not a movie for prudes.


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