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  • Director Karim Aïnouz
  • Runtime 1 hour 40 minutes
  • Genres Drama, Crime, Drama, Music, Romance
  • Language Portuguese

Madame Satã

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Hustler, dreamer, devil, saint

A story inspired by the life of one of the most remarkable figures in Brazilian popular culture, João Francisco dos Santos (1900-1976). In turn, bandit, transvestite, street fighter, brothel cook, convict and father to seven adopted children, dos Santos – better known as Madame Satã – was also a notorious gay performer who pushed social boundaries in a volatile time.

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