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The Dead Girl's Feast (2008)

A Festa da Menina Morta (original title)
For every one of the last 20 years, The Dead Girls Feast has been celebrated in a small riverside community in the upper part of the Negro River... See full synopsis »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Daniel de Oliveira ...
Santinho
Juliano Cazarré ...
Tadeu
Jackson Antunes ...
Pai
Ednelsa Sahdo ...
Tia (as Ednelza Sahdo)
Conceição Camaroti ...
Das Graças (as Conceição Camarotti)
Laureane Gomes ...
Lúcia
Cássia Kis Magro ...
Mãe (as Cássia Kiss)
Aninha Bimba ...
Mãe da Menina Morta
Dira Paes ...
Diana
Papaguara ...
Seu Ciço
Paulo José ...
Padre
Francisco Mendes ...
Anderson
Rosa Malagueta ...
Malagueta
Bita Catão ...
Cabocla (as Bitta Catão)
Douglas Teixeira ...
Índio Breaker
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For every one of the last 20 years, The Dead Girls Feast has been celebrated in a small riverside community in the upper part of the Negro River... See full synopsis »

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11 June 2009 (Brazil)  »

Also Known As:

La fête de la fille morte  »

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Vestidinho Rasgado II
Written by Fátima Santágata
Performed by Jackson Antunes
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Great directorial debut!
10 December 2009 | by (UK) – See all my reviews

Matheus Nachtergaele is known as a superb and a most complete actor, and now as he sits behind the cameras in his directorial debut, a good feeling comes out of this experience: we want more! Definitely, the film has some highs and lows, but overall he delivers the message and still wets our appetite for he chooses an excellent story and the perfect landscape that mixes perfectly all plurality of Brazilian's multicultural backgrounds. The images blend water and oil magically; however, one might feel that there could be some exaggerations in some of the acting, and some long pauses in the script, which might slow things down in very few moments. In sum, I believe to be a great debut, and this new director deserves all possible attention now, and I hope, in a brief future as well. Beautiful work Matheus!


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