Xica

  • 1976
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Drama

A sensation when it was released in Brazil in 1976, XICA tells an erotic tale of sexual corruption. Xica da Silva (Zeze Motta), a Brazilian slave in the 18th century, turns her countrymen on their heads with her nonconforming sexual bravura. She uses her body to rise out of the lower class and control Joao (Walmor Chagas), the powerful governor of a diamond-mining...read more

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A sensation when it was released in Brazil in 1976, XICA tells an erotic tale of sexual corruption. Xica da Silva (Zeze Motta), a Brazilian slave in the 18th century, turns her countrymen on their heads with her nonconforming sexual bravura. She uses her body to rise out of the lower class

and control Joao (Walmor Chagas), the powerful governor of a diamond-mining town, becoming Brazil's unofficial empress. Reportedly based on a real-life character, a black slave of Brazilian legend who is referred to as that country's "Joan of Arc," XICA is a sexy, stormy tale featuring a

fascinating performance by Motta. (In Portuguese; English subtitles.)

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  • Released: 1976
  • Rating: NR
  • Review: A sensation when it was released in Brazil in 1976, XICA tells an erotic tale of sexual corruption. Xica da Silva (Zeze Motta), a Brazilian slave in the 18th century, turns her countrymen on their heads with her nonconforming sexual bravura. She uses her b… (more)

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