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Santana

Andréa Santana

France

Biography

Andrea Santana was born in Brazil in 1964. She studied architecture and urban planning. As a film-maker she worked with Jean-Pierre Duret.


Filmography:
2001 : Romances de terre et d'eau
2004 : Le Rêve de São Paulo
2008 : Puisque nous sommes nés
2014 : Se battre

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Because we were born

Because we were born (Orig.) / 2008 / Brazil, France / 90 min

Fourteen-year-old Nego and fifteen-year-old Cocada meet every day at a petrol station near their favela in a poor quarter of the Brazilian megacity Sao Paulo, where they try to make a little money to support themselves and their families...

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