Madame Sata

Directed by Karim Aïnouz

1932 in Brazil’s colourful Lapa district: Madame Sata is a notorious gay performer who tests the boundaries during a volatile time. Madame is also a bandit, transvestite, street fighter, cook, hero, convict and father to seven adopted children. Lazaro Ramos gives an electrifying performance as the contradictory and rebellious central character of this international festival favourite, based on a true story.

105 minutes

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