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1 hr. 43 min.

Plot Summary
The lives of a macho butcher, his wife, a lonely waitress (Leona Cavalli), a sadist (Jonas Bloch) and a flophouse manager (Matheus Nachtergaele) intersect in Recife, Brazil.

Cast: Matheus Nachtergaele , Jonas Bloch , Leona Cavalli , Dira Paes , Chico Díaz , Conceição Camaroti ,

Director: Cláudio Assis

Genres: Drama

Mango Yellow (2002)

Release Date: October 4th, 2002|1 hr. 43 min.

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  • 60
    Ken Fox TV Guide

    It's a beautifully constructed, often disturbing look at a day in the life of several down-at-the-heels denizens of Recife. show more

  • 70
    Stephen Holden The New York Times

    For all the grimness and desperation on view in Mango Yellow, the characters emerge as robust, full-dimensional people in touch with their explosive feelings. show more

  • 50
    Deborah Young Variety

    Like characters out of some Carnival hell, a macho butcher and his born-again wife, a forlorn barmaid, a sinister sadist and the gay manager of a flophouse called the Hotel Texas run in and out of each other's lives in a film as sloppy, sluttish, scruffy and vital as they are. show more

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