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This is a sympathetic, observant drama about the trials and tribulations of Macabea ([[Performer~P11393~Marcelia Cartaxo~marceliacartaxo]]) who has left her home in northeastern Brazil to seek her fortune in Sao Paulo. Macabea misses her friends and family but stays with her dreams for the future -- even in the face of unfair treatment from her fellow office workers, her boyfriend, and her roommates. She has many traits that would resonate in a wide range of viewers, and she easily carries this story based on a novel by Clarice Lispector. ~ Eleanor Mannikka, Rovi

  • Release date:March 2, 1985

Awards

Awarded by
Nominee
Category
Year
Status
Berlin International Film Festival Marcelia Cartaxo Silver Bear for Best Actress 1986 Winner

Cast

Marcelia Cartaxo
as Macabea
José Dumont
as Olimpico de Jesus
Tamara Taxman
as Gloria
Fernanda Montenegro
as Madame Carlota (the macumba)
Umberto Magnani
as Seu Raimundo
Denoy de Oliveira
as Pereira
Claudia Rezende
as Maria da Penha

Crew

Alfredo Oroz
Screenwriter
Clarice Lispector
Book Author
Edgar Moura
Cinematographer
Marcos Vinicius
Composer (Music Score)
Ide Lacreta
Editor
Clovis Bueno
Art Director
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