The Second Mother

2015, Brazil, 114’, Color, Portuguese

Director: Anna Muylaert
Cast: Regina Casé, Antonio Abujamra, Helena Albergaria, Michel Joelsas, Luis Miranda, Lourenço Mutarelli, Camila Márdila, Karine Teles, Theo Werneck
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2015 Berlin International Film Festival Panorama C.I.C.A.E Award
2015 Berlin International Film Festival Panorama Audience Award
2015 Sundance Film Festival World Cinema-Dramatic Special Jury Prize
2015 Sundance Film Festival World Cinema-Dramatic Grand Jury Prize Nominee

Synopsis:
Val is the kind of live-in housekeeper who takes her work seriously. She wears a crisp maid’s uniform while serving perfect canapés; she serves her wealthy São Paulo employers day in and day out while lovingly nannying their teenage son whom she’s raised since toddlerhood. Everyone and everything in the elegant house has its place until one day, Val’s ambitious, clever daughter Jessica arrives from Val’s hometown to take the college entrance exams. Jessica’s confident, youthful presence upsets the unspoken yet strict balance of power in the household; Val must decide where her allegiances lie and what she’s willing to sacrifice.

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