Title : Virgin Margarida
Genre : Drama
Cast : Sumeia Maculuva (Margarida), Iva Mugalela (Rosa), Hermelinda Cimela (Comandante Maria João), Rosa Mário (Susana), Ana Maria Albino (Luisa), Ilda Gonzales (Ancha), Odília Cossa (Sadimba), Elliot Alex (Comandante Felisberto), Tomásia (Mariamu)
Movie Plot : 1975, Mozambique’s rebirth as an independent nation. The young revolution sweeps the streets of Maputo clean of prostitutes and bad habits. The prostitutes are sent to re-education camps deep in the countryside, where they will become “new women” – loyal comrades of the new nation. As the “clean-up” takes place, Margarida, a 16-year-old girl from the countryside, is mistakenly taken. Drawing on the stories of real women, Virgin Margarida is a dramatic exploration of a little known chapter in Mozambique’s history. A chapter that made no allowance for individuality and enshrined male domination as an ideology.