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In the 1870s, Jacobina, daughter of German immigrants to southern Brazil, starts to break with both the Catholic and Lutheran churches to preach body healing through soul cleansing. After having a divine vision and speaking with Jesus, she suddenly changes her look and usual ways, disturbing the local, ultra conservative population. After the death of a "mucker" and two others opposing her sect, the local authorities decide to act against her and her followers.Written by
The best part of this film is Letícia Spiller performance, a 29-year-old actress who have shown on Brazilian TV, cinema and theatres she is really talented and beautiful. In this movie she plays Jacobina, a girl who says she's chosen by Jesus Christ to be a preacher and to create her own religion. In a short time she's got a great number of people following her and listening to what she has to say.
The movie itself is far from being wonderful (I personally think the story would be better told if the film was longer) but it is still good enough to please you.
My Rate 7/10
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