caRIOcas is the first series to focus exclusively
on the lives of gay Brazilian men. Watch three HOT
just released scenes in the second part of the post.
Set against the backdrop of one of the most beautiful
and fascinating cities in the world, “caRIOcas”
explores the daily lives of Rodrigo, Paulo, Marcos
and Caio, four twenty-something Brazilian gay men
in Rio de Janeiro, through their relationships with
their family, friends and lovers.
lived in Los Angeles for the last eight years after
the success of his first book, twenty-six year-old
Rodrigo Pena is unexpectedly called back to Brazil
for a family emergency.
the moment he lands in the “marvelous city,”
Rodrigo feels like a tourist in his own country. The
cultural differences between life in America and Brazil
are more apparent than ever.
that weren’t enough, his friends’ personal
lives seem to be spiraling out of control. Marcos
is sleeping with a married man Leo (Soap star Sérgio
Menezes). Pro-beach volleyball player, Paulo (Marcello
Melo Jr.- City of God, Last Stop 174), is sleeping
with just about everyone on the beach except for his
assistant Caio, the lovesick Eighteen year-old from
a modest background.
mother, Betty, is recovering from yet another botched
plastic surgery with the aide of a bevy of prescription
pills. For his part, Rodrigo has been avoiding his
first love, Felipe, ever since they bumped into one
another on Ipanema beach.
More certain than ever, Rodrigo believes he's finally
found love and happiness in the US with his longtime
boyfriend Danny, and is unwillingly to fully embrace
his heritage and counts the days until his return
to Los Angeles.
after a few weeks with his best friends and mother,
Rodrigo begins to fall in love with Rio and wonders
why he ever left. He, along with his boys, must still
deal with the everyday drama that comes with being
a gay carioca. From new boyfriends to life in the
closet, from strained friendships to career changes,
Rodrigo discovers that these men persevere and live
their lives with a combination of passion, humor and
trailer has been online since spring of 2009 and a
successful 10,000 kickstarter campaign followed the
following spring. Three scenes were just released
this week on Youtub. Watch them below.