Directed by Bruno Barreto
film-making!"... Village Voice. A surprisingly entertaining film about a teenage girl
who has been cast out of her family's home for her promiscuous behavior. At 14,
Sandra (Cristina Ache) makes her living by prostitution and erotic dancing. She
falls in love with a young street hustler, Tony (Paulo Gracindo). Her father, a
police detective, begs her to return home, especially after a series of cold-blooded
murders start occurring in the area. She cannot forgive her father for the
harsh treatment he has dealt her. Starring Paulo Gracindo, Cristina
Ache, Paulo Guarniero. Color.
Portuguese with English subtitles. 90 minutes.