George Kuffs didn't finish high-school, just lost his job and his girlfriend who still is in college is pregnant. Since he can't see how he can support her, he thinks she is better off without him. So he visits his elder brother, Brad, to squeze him for a loan so he can go to Brazil where there's a gold-rush going on. Unfortunately Brad is killed and George is suddenly the owner of Brad's "patrol special" district.
I would like to recommend to everyone the director's version, extended by more than twenty minutes, of additional scenes, which gives a fuller picture of the film and in an interesting way explains some issues completely omitted in the cinema release. If a film can manage to keep me hooked for the whole time, that's impressive. I especially love in Kuffs the soundtrack, it is one of the greatest movies soundtracks ever. Kuffs filled me with difficult to explain energy, got me so immersed in it. The story... Show more
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