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Antonia (2006)
"Antônia: O Filme" (original title)

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Determined to escape their poverty-stricken lives, four talented young women living on the outskirts of Sao Paulo, Brazil, form an all-female rap group but find their road to success is ... See full summary »

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Lena (as Cindy)
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Mayah (as Quelynah)
Kamau ...
Dante (as Marcus Vinicius Kamau)
Negro Rico ...
DJ Anjo (as DJ Negro Rico)
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DJ Cocão (as DJ Hadji)
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Chico Andrade ...
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Determined to escape their poverty-stricken lives, four talented young women living on the outskirts of Sao Paulo, Brazil, form an all-female rap group but find their road to success is riddled with sexism, racism, and violence. One by one, they succumb to their grim realities...until they discover that out of struggle come strength, and out of strength, the courage to continue on. Written by Echo Bridge Home Entertainment

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All It Takes Is Everything You Have.

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Rated PG-13 for some thematic material, language and brief violence | See all certifications »
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$3,550 (USA) (21 September 2007)

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$3,550 (USA) (21 September 2007)
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Antonia
Written and performed by Negra Li, Leilah Moreno, Cindy Mendes (as Cindy) and Jacqueline Simão (as Quelynah)
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Beautiful!
10 September 2006 | by (Toronto) – See all my reviews

I have just seen this movie at the Toronto International Film Festival. What a beauty! Everything works in this Brazilian movie. Script, Direction, Cinematography, Acting, the incredible score, just to name a few. The lives of the young women in the outskirts of São Paulo are depicted with captivating and breathtaking images along with outstanding performances. This is the kind of movie you leave the theatre with a sense of how powerful film-making can be. I went to see this movie without any knowledge of what the plot was going to be. From the very first frame I was brought into the lives of the main characters and couldn't let them go even after the credits had stopped rolling. Tata Amaral has certainly placed herself on the A-list of Brazilian movie makers.


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