Set in Brazil's southern city of Porto Alegre, the film focuses on a socially repressed young man who only comes out of his shell during chatroom performances, when he strips and smears neon paints on his lithe body.
While facing criminal charges, Pedro must grapple with his sister's sudden decision to move away and leave him behind. Alone in the darkness of his bedroom, he dances covered in neon paint, while thousands of strangers watch him via webcam.
His acting is the axis of a bitter- melancholic film about loneliness, exhibition as only form of fake happiness and real sense of life, about friendless, pragmaticism and tough choices, about different levels of ambiguity. A not comfortable film, familiar story in many aspects, it have the virtue to propose a bizarre character - Pedro- reminding a dandy , a Gothic character, a fragile ephebus, a sort of Manierism image and the androgenity. Short, Shico Menegat is the lead motif to see this story from Porto Aleggre.
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