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The Second Mother

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Rotten Tomatoes Logo97%
Drama Comedy 
Rated: 18+ (R)20151h 50mOn: Free Services Prime Video Kanopy Tags: 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 Prime Video, free on VUDU, streaming with subscription on Kanopy, and 5 others. It's a comedy and drama movie with a very high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 97% and a high IMDb audience rating of 7.8 (12,466 votes).

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Available to watch free online (Vudu).

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Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Kanopy).

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Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 2 others).

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#1,193 Ranked Movie

#45 Ranked in Female Director Movies

#100 Ranked in Movies on Kanopy

#230 Ranked in Romance Movies

The Second Mother has a very high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 97% and a high IMDb audience rating of 7.8 (12,466 votes). The movie is popular with Reelgood users lately.

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