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Via Appia 1990

  • September 1, 1990
  • 90 mins
  • Jochen Hick
  • Jochen Hick
  • Brazil
  • English
  • Adventure, Drama, Romance
A controverial movie about Brazil's seedy underworld

Frank, a (HIV infected) former Lufthansa steward, goes back to Rio from Germany with a film crew to look for Mario, a young man with whom he had a one night stand. Before Mario departed the morning after, he left a message scrawled in soap on the bathroom mirror: 'Welcome to the AIDS club'. Frank and his director hire a fast talking hustler named José (Guilherme di Padua) to help them to find Mario who seems alway to have just left whenever they arrive. Via Appia is the nickname of a Rio district where male prostitutes hang out...


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