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Diegues, Carlos. Brazil. 1976.
- Diegues, Carlos
- Production Co:
- Jarbas Barbosa; Distrifilmes; Embrafilme
- New Yorker Video, 1993
- 1 videocassette of 1.   1/2", VHS, NTSC.   viewing copy.
Feature.   109 minutes.   color.
- Portugese language with English subtitles
- A diamond rush in the 1700s transformed Brazil’s interior into a place of fabulous wealth and excess. In this unrestrained atmosphere, the slave Xica uses her iron will and her unique sexual talent to seduce her way into becoming the unofficial Empress of Brazil, lording it over her former masters and gleefully emptying the crown’s treasury.
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- FII catalog |