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Born to Be Blind

  • Release Date: Jun 25, 2004
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  • Runtime: 1 hr. 24 min.
  • Genres: Documentary
  • Director:Roberto Berliner


Directed by Roberto Berliner, Born to Be Blind follows the plight of three sisters, all of whom have been blind since birth. Their days are spent playing music on the streets of Campaina Grande, Brazil, and their perspectives regarding the poverty and hardship of their lives are based in a strong, unabashedly religious sense of destiny. Maria Barbosa, the eldest of the three, rejects the possibility of intermarriage of relatives as the...more