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Maria Magdalena (2018)
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Maria Magdalena (2018)
Original name: María Magdalena
Genre: Biography
Country: Mexico
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Maria Magdalena, a woman different than the others and capable of challenging a corrupt society completely dominated by men, is faced with evils and betrayals forcing her to escape her homeland and attempt to forget her past. On the verge of her death, she meets Jesus – a man who will teach her the true meaning of love, a love so pure she will regain her faith and will to live. She will transform from an excluded, outcast, and vilified woman to one of the most important disciples of the Nazarene prophet.
Style: serious, emotional, christian film, feminist film, realistic
Plot: life philosophy, heroine, unfulfillment, religion, christianity, feminism, female protagonist, feminist, courage, rise and fall, humiliation, suffering, confession, redemption, priest, strong female presence, woman
Time: ancient history

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Charlie (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama
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Genre: Biography
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Genre: Biography, Music
Country: Puerto Rico, USA, Colombia
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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Genre: Biography, Drama, History
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Duration: 382 min.
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Duration: 52 min.
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