• Film

    The Second Mother

    Latin American Cinema

    Saturday, September 30, 2017, 07:30 PM

    Kineforum, Taman Ismail Marzuki

    Starring: Regina Casé, Helena Albergaria, Michel Joelsas
    Director: Anna Muylaert
    Country: Brazil



    Duration: 112 mimutes

The Second Mother tells the story of a governess named Val, who has long been in the employ of the Fanbinho family in São Paulo. She receives the visit of her daughter, whom she had entrusted to a relative. Val invites her daughter to live together in the Fabinho family house. Long-buried conflicts soon come to the fore, reflecting class tension in modern Brazilian society. What can they do to solve this problem?

Free of charge

Tickets are available on site 1 hour before screening. No reservation required.

LIFEs 2017
Along with our partners, Komunitas Salihara proudly presents a festival of literature and ideas, LIFEs—a new name and format for Salihara’s Literary Biennale. This year’s theme is Viva! Reborn! focusing on “reading Latin America”.