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The Second Mother

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Directed by Anna Muylaert
Brazil, 2015


Having left her daughter, Jessica, to be raised by relatives in the north of Brazil, Val works as a loving nanny in São Paulo. When Jessica arrives for a visit 13 years later, she confronts her mother’s slave-like attitude and everyone in the house is affected by her unexpected behavior.

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The Second Mother Directed by Anna Muylaert

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

2015 | 2 wins including: C.I.C.A.E. Award (Panorama)

Sundance Film Festival

2015 | Winner: World Cinema - Dramatic (Special Jury Prize)

National Board of Review

2015 | Winner: Top Five Foreign Language Films

Göteborg Film Festival

2016 | Winner: Best Feature Film (Audience Award)

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