Romeu, a corrupt cop, hires the services of Cid and Alex, to catch a notorious criminal, who left Mexico and is on his way to Galicia, Spain to find the killer of his brother, also trying to catch the same criminal is an FBI agent.
Tone, the leader of the gang, returns home after sometime abroad, to try to save his father's life that is on the verge of death, and needs a liver transplant to survive. For this task he ... See full summary »
Ana Luísa's family meet at home to celebrate her father's birthday. As the guests sit around the table, they share memories with a common denominator: the late Josefa, Ana Luisa's mother. ... See full summary »
Maria João Abreu,
Joana Pais de Brito,
In 1496, King D. Manuel prohibited Judaism. 400 years later, Barros Basto, a Portuguese army captain converted to Judaism, and about twenty Jewish merchants founded the Jewish Community of Oporto, in the north of Portugal.
The story of how football (soccer) superstar Eusébio, arrives in Lisbon from Mozambique to find himself involved in a sports rivalry older than the "Roman Right". Set in 1960/61, a tumultuous year for Portugal and it's fascist regime.
António Pinhão Botelho
Parque Mayer was the park off all the emotions and amusements in the 1930' s. Under the dictatorship of Oliveira Salazar and his police, many people came to have fun in its theaters ... See full summary »
Beatriz Batarda plays Sara Moreno, a film and theater actress, known for the density of her dramatic roles and for the ease in crying in the characters she plays. With her father's illness,... See full summary »
The film tells the story of Quim (João Paulo Rodrigues) and Zé (Pedro Alves), who are reunited with two cousins away from Lisbon. Together, they decide to revive past follies in Curral de ... See full summary »
João Paulo Rodrigues,
An 18 year old boy with a complicated life starts a criminal career but ends up on a rooftop of Lisbon. On the apartment below lives a recently widowed, lonely old lady. Against all odds ... See full summary »
Maria do Céu Guerra,
When Romeu, a dirty police sub-comissionary forces Alex and Cid to deceive agent Sam Folkes from FBI, it's not gonna end up well. Their mission: hunt down Xavier Cruz, an extremely dangerous drug dealer who's seeking revenge for the death of his brother.Written by
When Romeo, a corrupt deputy commissioner police (JD Duarte), forces two pocket-sized hamsters, Alex and Cid (Luís Ismael and Francisco Menezes), to deceive an FBI agent Sam Folkes (Eric da Silva) , the crime is internationally. His mission is to pursue Xavier, a dangerous dealer on a revenge route (Enrique Arce), and it has everything to go wrong.
This is the return of director Luis Ismael after the last chapter of the trilogy "Balas e Bolinhos".
It is inevitable that anyone who sees this new "Bad Investigate" compares it to the previous saga, and the humor is still very present, however there was a greater concern for the production values and for the screenplay.
There are hilarious moments, very smart dialogues and very funny characters, in particular JD Duarte as Romeu who steals the show in every scene that he is in and Francisco Meneses, who plays the dumb but always funny Cidalio, or Cid as he prefers to be called, Never forgetting of course, Enrique Arce who plays Xavier seriously and with great quality. Perfect villain.
The film has a bit of everything, comedy, action and even some drama, and more serious tone, especially when the story moves to Galicia, in my point of view, the highest point of this film.
It's a very well done film, which did not get even better because of budget constraints, because it is the kind of movie that asks for even more elaborated action scenes.
In the end it's 2 hours with no boring moments, a movie with action, comedy, crime and mystery, another triumph on the part of the Portuguese cinema and it's a type of film that should be explored more in our cinema.
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