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The Golden Mouth (1963)

Boca de Ouro (original title)
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When powerful outlaw "Boca de Ouro" dies, a reporter interviews his former lover Guigui, to try to outline his personality. But the woman offers him three different versions of the facts, ... See full summary »
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Credited cast:
Jece Valadão Jece Valadão ... Boca de Ouro
Odete Lara Odete Lara ... Dona Guigui
Daniel Filho ... Leleco
Maria Lúcia Monteiro Maria Lúcia Monteiro ... Celeste
Ivan Cândido ... Caveirinha
Adriano Lisboa Adriano Lisboa
Georgia Quental Georgia Quental ... Lucia
Wilson Grey ... Dentist / Toothless speaker at the end
Maria Pompeu Maria Pompeu ... 1st Socialite
Shulamith Yaari Shulamith Yaari ... 2nd Socialite
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Julimar Abrantes Julimar Abrantes
Maria Amado Maria Amado
Rodolfo Arena Rodolfo Arena ... Dentist
Hildem Barbosa Hildem Barbosa ... (as Hildemar Barbosa)
Miguel Borges Miguel Borges
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When powerful outlaw "Boca de Ouro" dies, a reporter interviews his former lover Guigui, to try to outline his personality. But the woman offers him three different versions of the facts, following the changes of her own personal feelings towards the man. Written by lukejoplin@infolink.com.br

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A Magnificent Film-Noir, The First Transposition of a Nelson Rodrigues' Play to the Big Screen
16 January 2005 | by claudio_carvalhoSee all my reviews

In Madureira, Rio de Janeiro, in the 60's, the powerful "bicheiro" (for non-Brazilians: in Brazil, mainly in Rio de Janeiro, there is an illegal and very popular lottery of numbers associated to animals called "jogo do bicho" (game of animals), and the outlaws are called "bicheiros") Boca de Ouro (Jece Valadão) dies. Two journalists look for his former lover, Dona Guigui (Odete Lara), trying to get information of any unsolved crime committed by Boca de Ouro and make a bang news. In accordance with her mood, Guigui tells three different versions of the mysterious murder of Leleco (Daniel Filho) and Celeste (Maria Lúcia Monteiro) to the reporters.

"Boca de Ouro" was the first transposition to the screen of a successful play of Nelson Rodrigues, one of my favorite Brazilian writers. The story is indeed a film-noir, very amoral, as a trademark of Nelson Rodrigues, slightly recalling the storyline of "Rashômon" (the same event told in different versions) and directed by one of the best Brazilian directors, Nelson Pereira dos Santos. Jece Valadão is perfect in the role of an ambitious gangster, who replaces his perfect teeth by gold, and aimed to be buried in a golden coffin. I regret that this magnificent film has not had a decent distribution. My VHS, horribly recorded in LP, was released by "Isto É", and the image does not stop scrolling. There are only fifteen votes in IMDb, meaning that there is no worldwide distribution of this movie. I feel sorry for the overseas movie lovers, not having the chance to know such a great unknown film. My vote is nine.

Title (Brazil): "Boca de Ouro" ("Golden Mouth")


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