GLORIA AND GRACE
Grace is a massage therapist and a single mother of two children: Moreno and Papoula. On a visit to the doctor, Grace is diagnosed with a brain aneurism that may rupture at any moment. Desperately worried about who will take care of her kids in the event of her death, she decides to seek out her estranged brother, Luiz Carlos, whom she has not seen in over 15 years. When they meet, however, Luiz Carlos has become Gloria, a beautiful and successful transgender woman, who owns a restaurant and brags about her independence. At first, Gloria is unwilling to reconnect with her family; but as she becomes more guilt-laden, she accepts Grace’s invitation to meet her niece and nephew and eventually realizes that, maybe, she can find fulfillment in being a mother.
In Portuguese with English subtitles
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