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Clip: The Second Mother

An fresh take on some classic themes and ideas,"The Second Mother" centers around Val (Regina Casé), a hard- working live-in housekeeper in modern day Sao Paulo. Val is perfectly content to take care of her wealthy employers’ needs, from cooking and cleaning to being a surrogate mother to their teenage son. But when Val’s estranged daughter Jessica (Camila Márdila) suddenly shows up the unspoken class barriers that exist within the home are thrown into disarray. Jessica is smart, confident, and ambitious, and refuses to accept the upstairs/downstairs dynamic, testing relationships and loyalties and forcing everyone to reconsider what family really means.

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A woman sticks her head out of a car window and enjoys the breeze. | From "Ma Ma" / Kino Lorber
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Ma Ma

Diagnosed with breast cancer, a woman (Penélope Cruz) forms a strong bond with a man (Luis Tosar) who lost his wife and daughter in a car accident.
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