Dr. Gama

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Dr. Gama

Dr. Gama

Release Date: July 29, 2021

Year    :   2021
Slogan    :   «»
Genres    :   Drama, History
Production Companies    :   Globo Filmes, Paranoid Filmes, Buda Filmes
Director    :   Jeferson De
Producers    :   Heitor Dhalia, Carlos Diegues, Paula Pretta, Egisto Betti, Pedro Betti, Cristiane Arenas, Joelma Oliveira Gonzaga, Manoel Rangel
Writers    :   Luiz Antônio
RunTime    :   92 mins.

Based on the biography of Luiz Gama, one of the most important characters in Brazilian history, a black man who used the laws and courts to free more than 500 slaves. Born of a free womb, Gama was sold into slavery at the age of 10 to pay off his father's gambling debts. Even as a slave, he became literate, studied and earned his own freedom, becoming one of the most respected lawyers of his time. An abolitionist and republican who inspired an entire country.

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