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<i>Xica da Silva</i>. 1976. Brazil. Directed by Carlos Diegues
  • Xica da Silva

    1976. Brazil. Carlos Diegues. 107 min.

Sunday, July 18, 2010, 6:00 p.m.

Theater 1 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 1), T1



  • Xica da Silva

    1976. Brazil. Directed by Carlos Diegues. With Zezé Motta, Walmor Chagas, Altair Lima. A romanticized retelling of the true story of Xica da Silva, an eighteenth-century African slave in the state of Minas Gerais, who became the lover of the Portuguese royal agent in possession of the region’s exclusive diamond-mining contract. Restored print courtesy of Cinemateca Brasileira, São Paulo. In Portuguese; English subtitles. 107 min.

In the Film exhibition Premiere Brazil! 2010

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