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Divine Divas (2016)

Divinas Divas (original title)
The Divine Divas are the icons of the first generation of Brazilian transvestite artists in the 1960's. One of the first stages to host men dressed as women was the Rival Theatre, ran by ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Brigitte Buzios ...
(as Brigitte de Búzios)
Fujica de Holliday
Jane di Castro ...
Jane Di Castro
Eloina
Miguel Falabella
Bibi Ferreira
Aderbal Freire Filho
Camille K.
Berta Loran
Marquesa
Rogéria
Valéria
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The Divine Divas are the icons of the first generation of Brazilian transvestite artists in the 1960's. One of the first stages to host men dressed as women was the Rival Theatre, ran by Américo Leal, the director's grandfather. The film shows the intimacy, the talent and the stories of a generation that revolutionized the sexual behavior and defied the moral of a time. Written by Leandra Leal

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22 June 2017 (Brazil)  »

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BRL 99,983,240 (estimated)
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