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Tizuka Yamasaki

Brazilian-born Tizuka Yamasaki, a granddaughter of Japanese immigrants, has lived one of Brazil's most complicated identity crossroads. As a result, Yamasaki's films frequently deal with intersection of gender, race, nationality and ethnicity in Brazilian culture, pushing the question of what it means to be Brazilian. Born in Porto Alegre, Yamasaki... See full bio »

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Gaijin - Ama-me Como Sou
Parahyba Mulher Macho
Kananga do Japão


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  Tomie Ohtake (Video) (announced)
 2014 Encantados
 2004 Metamorphoses (TV Series)
 2000 O Barato é Ser Careta (uncredited)
 2000 Xuxa Popstar
 1999 Xuxa Requebra
 1998 Fica Comigo
 1994 A Madona de Cedro (TV Mini-Series) (8 episodes)
- Episode #1.7 (1994)
- Episode #1.4 (1994)
- Episode #1.8 (1994)
- Episode #1.5 (1994)
- Episode #1.6 (1994)
 1992 Você Decide (TV Series)
 1991 Amazônia (TV Series)
 1989 Kananga do Japão (TV Series)
 1988 O Pagador de Promessas (TV Mini-Series) (9 episodes)
- Episode #1.8 (1988)
- Episode #1.7 (1988)
- Episode #1.78 (1988)
- Episode #1.6 (1988)
- Episode #1.5 (1988)
 1984 Patriamada
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A director and producer, since 1977, she has garnered various international awards for her films depicting Brazilian political and personal unrest. See more »

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