THE SECOND MOTHER
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Val spends 13 years working as nanny to Fabinho in Sao Paulo. She is financially stable but has to live with the guilt of having left her daughter Jessica, in Pernambuco, in the north of Brazil, raised by relatives. As college entrance exams roll around, Jessica wants to come to Sao Paulo to take her college entrance exams too. When Jessica arrives, cohabitation is not easy. Everyone will be affected by the personality and candor of the girl and Val finds herself right in the middle of it. (In Portuguese with English subtitles)
Regina Case, Camila Mardila, Antonio Abujamra, Helena Albergaria and Karine Teles
1 hour 51 minutes