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Xica da Silva

Rating:No Rating
Genre:Drama
Release Date:January 1, 1999
Running time:107 minutes
Cast:Zezé Motta, Walmor Chagas, Altair Lima, Elke Maravilha, Stepan Nercessian
Director:Carlos Diegues
Writer:Antonio Callado, Carlos Diegues

Description: The uncommonly sexy, clever and ambitious slave Xica Da Silva won her independence and much more in mid-19th-century Brazil by using her feminine wiles and her lovemaking prowess to induce the Portuguese town governor to grant her freedom. In so doing, she became a legend and an inspiration to Brazil's large population of slaves and (eventually) ex-slaves. This film tells her story.~ Clarke Fountain, All Movie Guide

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