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    Directed by Mariana Bártolo
    Germany/Portugal | 22 minutes | North American Premiere | Growing Pains

Eleven-year-old Maria João lives in a suburb in the north of Portugal in the year 2000. She is exposed to the influences of her conservative upbringing. Her relationship with her family and her best friend are changing. A newly discovered sensuality and desire lead her to new body sensations and interests.

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Director: Mariana Bártolo
Producers: Mariana Bártolo
Screenwriter: Mariana Bártolo
Cinematographers: Carmen Rivadeneira
Editor: Mariana Bártolo
Music: António Duarte
Cast: Filipa Gonçalves, Morgana Moutinho, Daniel Silva, Diana Sá, Pedro Frias
Country: Germany/Portugal
Language: in Portuguese with English subtitles
Year: 2021
Running Time: 22 minutes
Premiere Status: North American Premiere
Contact Email: marianasabartolo@gmail.com
Website: https://marianabartolo.com/Mansa

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