The Brazil Travel Center Movie of the Week: Girl From Rio

I purchased this film years ago off the recommendation of a friend. The Girl from Rio stars Hugh Laurie, of House fame, as a British banker who falls in love with Rio. In particular, he is fascinated with a samba dancer. The banker finds himself flush with cash and decides to make a run for Rio. My favorite scene is when he arrives in Rio and looks out his hotel window, suddenly stating, “Copacabana! I’m in Copacabana! That’s Copacabana!” Classic moment. Click photo to go to the Daily Motion video (safe). Creolé_Show_-_Samba_dancer_4

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