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Cesária Évora

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Ana Sofia Fonseca / PT, 2022 / 95 min.

Fascinating, loving portrait of the ‘barefoot diva’, Cesária Évora, the singer whose rise to fame started when she was 50. Featuring concert footage, interviews and shots of the Cape Verdes Islands. From poverty-stricken bar talent to global superstar.

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She was known as the ‘barefoot diva’, yet Cesária Évora (1941 - 2011) displayed no illusions of entitlement. This loving film portrays a singer who, by performing barefoot, never forgot her poor roots. One with a deeply melancholy voice that “arises from her soul, her life and her country,” as one of the interviewees says.

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This movie is suitable for all agesThis movie contains foul language

Director

Ana Sofia Fonseca

Production year

2022

Country

PT

Original title

Cesária Évora

Length

95 min.

Language

Kabuverdianu, Portuguese, English, French

Subtitles

NLD

Format

DCP

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