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A Wolf at the Door (2013)

O Lobo Atrás da Porta (original title)
Unrated | | Crime, Drama, Thriller | 5 June 2014 (Brazil)
A journey to the dark cutting edge of desires, lies and wickedness of a love triangle, from the moment a child is mysteriously kidnapped.

Director:

Fernando Coimbra
31 wins & 21 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview:
Leandra Leal Leandra Leal ... Rosa
Milhem Cortaz ... Bernardo
Fabiula Nascimento Fabiula Nascimento ... Sylvia
Tamara Taxman ... Mae de Rosa
Juliano Cazarré Juliano Cazarré ... Delegado
Paulo Tiefenthaler ... Wander
Thalita Carauta Thalita Carauta ... Betty
Isabelle Ribas Isabelle Ribas ... Clara
Karine Teles ... Professora Arlete
Emiliano Queiroz ... Pai de Rosa
Gustavo Novaes Gustavo Novaes ... Dr. Linhares
Antonio Dos Santos Antonio Dos Santos ... Policial na Estacao de Trem (as Antonio dos Santos)
Antonio Saboia ... Inspetor
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Storyline

A child is kidnapped. At the police station Silvia and Bernardo, the parents of the victim and Rosa, the main suspect and lover of Bernardo, give contradictory evidence which will take us to the gloomiest corners of desires, lies, needs and wickedness in the relationship of these three characters.

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Genres:

Crime | Drama | Thriller

Certificate:

Unrated | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

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Country:

Brazil

Language:

Portuguese

Release Date:

5 June 2014 (Brazil) See more »

Also Known As:

A Wolf at the Door See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

BRL1,200,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$446,436
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Production Co:

Gullane See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Revenge served cold or hot but by all means served
14 July 2014 | by ayoreinfSee all my reviews

Now, Fernando Coimbra knows how to make a film. This may be his very first feature length movie but it's shot, edited and acted to perfection. The plots does have some minor difficulties, but as a rule this tale of raw emotions and revenge works as if told by a veteran of the trade. The three leads are very good, especially so is Leandra Leal as Rosa, handling her role like one of the very best. The story might not be an original, but very few real original stories are still available for the picking. Hollywood has given up on originality long ago. If there's any originality to be found it's in the way stories are being told. Well Coimbra passes this test with flying colors. And considering the story he's telling he also does it without any excess, not using any gratuitous violence or any unwarranted emotional manipulation. All that while still maintaining suspense and characters development. It's a very good bottom line for any film, all the more when it's a feature length first. Fernando Coimbra is definitely a director to follow.


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