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Divine Divas

  • IMDb 8
  • Award-winner at SXSW Film Festival
Leandra Leal Documentary 2017 110 min
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Divine Divas

Original title: Divinas Divas

Genre: Documentary Year 2017 Rating: NR

Duration: 110 min Country: Brazil

Divine Divas

Direction: Leandra Leal

Production: Carol Benjamin, Daza Filmes

Script: Leandra Leal, Carol Benjamin, Natara Ney, Lucas Paraizo

Cast: Brigitte de Búzios, Jane Di Castro, Fujica de Holliday, Eloina dos Leopardos, Camille K, Marquesa, Rogéria, Divina Valéria

The movie is: Affectionate, Delicate, Intelligent, Reflective, Sensitive, Sentimental, Sofisticated

Profile: Biographical, Festivals, LGBT, Musical

About: Behavior, Dance, Glam, Life, Music, Sexuality

Origin: Brazilian, Latin American

Synopsis The Divine Divas are the icons of the first generation of Brazilian transvestite artists in the 1960s. One of the first stages to host men dressed as women was the Rival Theatre, then run by Américo Leal, the director’s grandfather. The film shows the intimacy, the talent and the stories of a generation that revolutionized sexual behavior and defied the constricted moral standard of the time.

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