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House of Sand (Casa de Areia) (2005)

House of Sand
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Fernanda Montenegro Fernanda Montenegro
Dona Maria / Áurea / Maria
Fernanda Torres Fernanda Torres
Áurea / Maria
Ruy Guerra Ruy Guerra
Vasco de Sá
Seu Jorge Seu Jorge
Massu - 1910-1919
Stênio Garcia Stênio Garcia
Luiz - 1942
Luiz Melodia Luiz Melodia
Massu - 1942
Enrique Diaz Enrique Diaz
Luiz - 1919
Emiliano Queiroz Emiliano Queiroz
Chico do Sal

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Elena Soarez Elena Soarez
Luiz Carlos Barreto Luiz Carlos Barreto


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Description: Three generations of women struggle to make lives for themselves and their families in the desert wastes of Northern Brazil in a drama from filmmaker Andrucha Waddington. In 1910, Vasco de Sá (Ruy Guerra) leads his wife, Áurea (Fernanda Torres), and her mother, Dona Maria (Fernanda Montenegro), to their new home -- a ramshackle cabin in Maranhão, a tiny village in the middle of a barren sand dune. Vasco and Áurea's new neighbors are hardly welcoming of the new arrivals, especially Massu (Seu Jorge), and when Vasco unexpectedly dies, Áurea and Dona Maria are left to fend for themselves, an especially vexing challenge as Áur ... (more)
Release date: 13 May 2005
Tags: Drama (3), Music (3), Isolation (2), Sand (2), Loneliness (2), Desert (2), Widow (2), Scientist (2), Pregnancy (2), Salt (2), Sea (2), Brazilian (2), Landscape (2), Brazil (1), Eclipse (1), (1), Mother Daughter Relationship (1), Spanning Generations (1), Slave (1), 07 (1)
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