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Celia and Rosita

Brazil, 2000 (MIFF 2001, Fiction)

Director: Gisella de Mello

A nonsense comedy about senior citizens getting even with the 20th century Two elderly ladies decide to change their destiny and history, giving them a new reason to live.

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