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The Second Mother

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Romance Drama Rated: 18+ (R)20151h 52mOn: The Criterion Channel Hoopla Kanopy Tags: Political Female Director Country: Brazil

After leaving her daughter Jessica in a small town in Pernambuco to be raised by relatives, Val spends the next 13 years working as a nanny to Fabinho in São Paulo. She has financial stability but has to live with the guilt of having not raised Jessica herself. As Fabinho’s university entrance exams approach, Jessica reappears in her life and seems to want to give her mother a second chance. However, Jessica has not been raised to be a servant and her very existence will turn Val’s routine on its head. With precision and humour, the subtle and powerful forces that keep rigid class structures in place and how the youth may just be the ones to shake it all up.The Second Mother featuring Regina Casé and Camila Márdila is streaming with subscription on The Criterion Channel, streaming with subscription on Hoopla, streaming with subscription on Kanopy, and 3 others. It's a drama and romance movie with a high IMDb audience rating of 7.7 (14,891 votes).

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Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel, Hoopla & Kanopy).

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Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 3 services (Google Play, Prime Video & Vudu).

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#5,301 Ranked Movie

#242 Ranked in Female Director Movies

#250 Ranked in Movies on The Criterion Channel

#767 Ranked in Romance Movies

The Second Mother has a high IMDb audience rating of 7.7 (14,891 votes). The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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