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Bandida, feature film about drug boss in Rocinha, gets trailer and release date

Production is based on the book A Número Um, by Raquel de Oliveira, and stars actress and singer Maria Bomani, from the soap opera Amor de Mãe

Paris Filmes released, this Thursday (2), the first trailer for Banditnew feature film John Wainer (The Cage), which is based on the real story of the woman who became the head of drug trafficking in the Rocinha favela in the 1980s.

Narrated in the first person, the film follows the trajectory of Rebeca (Maria Bomani, Mother’s love) who, at the age of nine, was sold by her grandmother to a book dealer and inserted into a world of violence and corruption.

As she grows up, she closely follows the change of power – taken over by drug trafficking – and becomes the wife of the crime boss, For (Jean Amorim, Sand captains). After her husband’s death, she takes command of the gang and a routine of crimes, violence, drugs and love. Watch the preview:

The novelty is based on the book The number oneby the writer Raquel de Oliveira and was filmed in Pavão-Pavãozinho, a community in the south of Rio de Janeiro, between the end of 2022 and the beginning of 2023. In addition to Mariathe cast still has Milhem Cortaz (The Others), Wilson Rabelo (Nightjar), Natalia Lage (hard), the singer Otto and the ex-BBB Natalia Deodatobetween others.

John Wainer directs and also contributes to the script of Banditwhich is still signed by Patricia Andrade, Cesar Gananian It is Thais Nunes. Distributed by Paris Filmes, the film is scheduled to hit theaters in June 13.

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Source: Rollingstone

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