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All It Takes Is Everything You Have.
Determined to escape their poverty-stricken lives, four talented young women living on the outskirts of Sao Paulo... See more » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)
Negra Li ... Preta

Cindy Mendes ... Lena (as Cindy)

Leilah Moreno ... Barbarah
Jacqueline Simão ... Mayah (as Quelynah)
Kamau ... Dante (as Marcus Vinicius Kamau)
Negro Rico ... DJ Anjo (as DJ Negro Rico)
Hadji ... DJ Cocão (as DJ Hadji)
Thaíde ... Marcelo Diamante
Adielson Bonam ... Apresentador Show
Fernando Macário ... Hermano
Chico Andrade ... Duda (as Chico Santo)
Maionezi ... JP
Ezequiel da Silva ... Robinho
Nathalye Cris ... Emília
Black Gero ... Grupo Black Gero
Valney Damasceno ... Zé (as Valney Damacena)
Hébano ... Talarico
Fernandinho Beatbox ... Z' Africa Brasil (as Fernandinho Beat Box)
Rubinho Louzada ... Caixa Balcão Bebida
Barão Hc ... Barão (as Barão HC)
Claudio Galperin ... Médico
Sandra de Sá ... Maria - Mãe de Preta
André Mota ... Coral Evangélico
Paixão de Jesus ... Coral Evangélico
Thobias da Vai-Vai ... João - Pai de Preta (as Thobias da Vai Vai)
Júlio Machado ... Noivo (as Julio Machado)
Odara Carvalho ... Roberta
Silveira ... Músico (as Silvera)
Zenóbio Fernandes ... Taxista
Mercílio Duarte ... Delegado (as Duarte)
Paula Pretta ... Passageira da Lotação
Martha Meola ... Passageira da Lotação
Silvana Matteusi ... Passageira da Lotação (as Silvana Matteussi)
Giulio Lopes ... Antenor

Leona Cavalli
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Andrio Candido ... Cantando Hio Hop

Directed by
Tata Amaral 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Tata Amaral 
Roberto Moreira 

Produced by
Tata Amaral .... producer
Geórgia Costa Araújo .... producer
Guel Arraes .... associate producer
Andrea Barata Ribeiro .... co-producer
Bel Berlinck .... co-producer
Rachel Braga .... assistant producer
Fernando Meirelles .... co-producer
Rui Pires .... producer
Moa Ramalho .... executive producer
Carlos Eduardo Rodrigues .... associate producer
Original Music by
Beto Villares 
Cinematography by
Jacob Solitrenick  (as Jacob Sarmento Solitrenick)
Film Editing by
Idê Lacreta 
Casting by
Patricia Faria 
Production Design by
Rafael Ronconi 
Art Direction by
Rafael Ronconi 
Makeup Department
Anna Van Steen .... special makeup effects artist
Production Management
Cristina Alves .... assistant production manager
Antônio Irivan de Souza .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Daniela Carvalho .... second second assistant director
Júlia Pacheco Jordão .... first assistant director
Sound Department
Tiago Bello .... foley editor
Ana Chiarini .... dialogue editor
Kiko Ferraz .... foley supervisor
João Godoy .... sound
Felipe Burger Marques .... foley artist
Eduardo Santos Mendes .... sound designer
Armando Torres Jr. .... sound re-recording mixer
Visual Effects by
Marcelo Ferreira PeeJay .... digital effects artist
Marcelo Ferreira PeeJay .... on-line editor
Vanessa Mariano .... visual effects
Rogério Marinho .... visual effects
Camera and Electrical Department
Marcos de Noronha .... gaffer
Pedro Vargas Ionescu .... additional camera operator (as Pedro Ionescu)
Eduardo Duque Pimenta .... second assistant camera (as Eduardo Augusto 'Pimenta' Duque)
Alexandre Samori .... first assistant camera
Marília Scharlach .... video assist operator
Alexandre Vaz .... electrician
Editorial Department
Alex Ferreira Barreiro .... assistant editor
Renato Briano .... assistant editor
Renato Briano .... post-production assistant
Claudio Colangello .... post-production assistant
Nancy Korim .... assistant editor
Francisco Mosquera .... post-production coordinator
Sandra Oksman .... post-production coordinator
Daniel Ribeiro .... assistant editor
Karina Vanes .... post-production coordinator
Mariana Zdravca .... post-production coordinator
Music Department
Thacio Palanca .... music production assistant
Fil Pinheiro .... music programmer
Patrícia Portaro .... music licensing
Other crew
Daniel Caldeira .... assistant location manager
Claudio Galperin .... script collaborator
Ricardo Gorodetcki .... title and credits
Marina Puech Leão .... production assistant: second unit (as Marina Leão)
Anna Luiza Müller .... publicist
Sérgio Penna .... acting coach (as Sergio Penna)
Kaiser Wahab .... legal counsel: distribution
Sérgio Penna .... acting coach (uncredited)
Malu Fontenelle .... thanks
Alain Fresnot .... thanks
Leandro Maciel .... thanks
Adriana Milagres .... thanks
Antonio Pinto .... thanks

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Also Known As:
"Antônia: O Filme" - Brazil (original title)
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Rated PG-13 for some thematic material, language and brief violence
90 min | Canada:90 min (Toronto International Film Festival)
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2 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
A South American Dreamgirls (not!), 8 August 2008
Author: Seamus2829 from United States

If you're wont to check out a film with a cast of strong,independent (and very attractive)women who persevere in the face of adversity,then seek out Antonia. This fine film from Brazil is also a very well written,directed,photographed & acted tale of four young women from Sao Paulo who have been friends since girlhood,and who also boast of musical talent who just want to make it big in the (mostly)male dominated world of Hip Hop/Rap. The big chance comes when they get to open for a big Rap act & are well received. What follows is some bad breaks that pair down the foursome down to a twosome. This is the kind of film that in the wrong hands could have been turned into little more than a South American Spice Girls knock off. Let us all be eternally thankful that didn't happen. The film also boasts of a killer music soundtrack. It almost at times reminded me a wee bit of 'Dreamgirls'(only without a slimy manager). As the film is subtitled, a bit of a search may be in order (you can bet your bottom dollar you won't find it at your local Showcase Cinema). As it was released in 2006, it may already be available on DVD (it does have an American distributor,and carries a PG-13 rating for some salty language and a rather disturbing image of the aftermath of a bloody violent attack).

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