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3.6
291 Ratings

Madame Satã

Directed by Karim Ainouz
France, 2002
Biography, Crime, Drama

Synopsis

A fictional portrait of João Francisco dos Santos, also known as Madame Satã, a sometime brothel cook, transvestite, singer, performer, lover and father from Rio de Janeiro. An evocation of a flamboyant character of Brazilian popular culture, an icon of resistance to all the outcasts.

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Madame Satã Directed by Karim Ainouz

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

2002

Sundance Film Festival

2003

Toronto International Film Festival

2002

São Paulo International Film Festival

2002 | Winner: Special Jury Award