Memoirs of a Gigolo (1970)

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Man raised in a brothel tries to earn his living as a pimp, but gets in trouble when his girlfriend cheats him with an older man.


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9 April 2001 | gazineo-1
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| A good period comedy!
Based on the most well known novel of Marcos Rey, a very important Brazilian's novelist, "Memórias de um Gigolô" has a witty script, excellent characterizations and a fine direction by Pieralisi. The movie tells the story of Mariano, a young boy who is raised by a bunch of prostitutes in the beginning of the century in São Paulo and his disadventures when he grows up. A little of "David Copperfield" maybe, but in a Brazilian's way which always means originality all the way. The cast is good but Cavalcanti is not the perfect match for the leading role. Valadão is good and Ghessa is always a shining presence. Later a TV series.

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Release Date:

31 August 1970

Language

Portuguese


Country of Origin

Brazil

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