The award-winning film ‘Madalena’, produced and shot in Mato Grosso do Sul, achieved a new feat earlier this week: from now on, audiovisual production integrates film catalogs NetflixOne of the largest streaming companies in the world.
Directed by Mediano Marchetti and directed by Pamela Yule, the film addresses the transsexual experience in a way that is rarely seen in Brazilian productions. The film gained such prominence in national and international scenarios that it has already been selected for several film festivals in different countries like Portugal, Mexico, United States of America and Ukraine. With the implementation of work on Netflix, the cinema house of Mato Grosso do Sul achieves another feat.
The protagonist Bianca is played by Campo Grande actress Pamela Yule. She has appeared in other reports mediamax To talk about ‘Madalena’ and also what it’s like to be a trans woman in today’s society. As for the reporting team, she says it was a surprise to see the film in the Netflix catalogue.
“It was great! I found out about it through a post on a blog on LGBTQIA+ issues, where I was tagged, and I had no reaction at the time. It was a great surprise”, in Campo Grande The living actress said. Thus, ‘Madalena’ officially debuts on streaming next Thursday (3). Anyone who wishes can now click and hold the reminder within the platform itself over here.
“There is little in common between the lives of Luziano, Cristiano and Bianca other than the fact that they live in a small town surrounded by soy plantations in the midwest of Brazil. Although they do not know each other, Madalena’s missing All three are affected by being. In different parts of the city, each of them finds its own way of responding to this absence”, says the summary.
According to director Madiano Marchetti, The film was born to reflect on issues specific to its region of origin.What is still under-represented in cinema: northern Mato Grosso, “an area on the agricultural frontier of Brazil that has gone through many changes in the last sixty years”, he explains.
Despite being from the “sister” state of Mato Grosso do Sul, the film was shot in cities to the south of Mato Grosso. Dorados, Bonito and Maracazu, In addition, actress Pamela Yule, who gives life to the character Bianca, was born and lives with MS to this day.
In this way, the film tells the story of the changes that took place in these places, but keeping the trans universe as the guiding thread of the narrative. “The idea was to reflect on the specific social dynamics of my area, while focusing on the ways in which they affect people’s lives, especially those who are normally marginalised, Whose existence is seen as a disgrace, considered a ‘norm’ for part of the society”, says the director.
Pamela Yule also revealed that this was the first major production she participated in. The actress responsible for playing Bianca says that the two have many things in common.
“Bianca, my character, is a lot like me… a trans woman who is not marginalized but at the same time invincible. She is lucky to have a fiancé, she is the strongest link between her social circle because of her have a stable job, a quiet life … Madiano represented Bianca in a way that image productions of trans women and transvestites in Brazilian audiovisuals”, said Pamela mediamax newspaper,