Virgin Margarida

2012 Drama Sales by Ukbar Filmes

feature film byLicínio de Azevedo

Portugal / Mozambique

Mozambique, 1975. The revolutionary government wants to eradicate all the traces of the colonialism and swiftly! One of which is prostitution. So all the prostitutes are taken from all the towns and taken to the most isolated forest of the country where they will be reeducated and transformed in new women, under the watch of the guerrilla women warriors. MORE

Amongst the 500 whores placed in these reeducation centers is Margarida, a 14 year old peasant that was in town to buy her bridal trousseau. For not having her identification documents, Margarida is taken by mistake. LESS

Toronto International Film Festival 2013 British Film Institute Rio de Janeiro's International Film Festival 2012