Film details

Alternative titles

  • XICA Alternative


The story of the slave who became the mistress of João Fernandes de Oliviero, a famous contract holder for diamond extraction and fabulously wealthy, who freed her and made her into one of the most powerful people in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais.

Cast & Credits

Latest from the BFI

  • Latest from the BFI

    Latest news, features and opinion.

More information

Films, TV and people

  • Films, TV and people

    Film lists and highlights from BFI Player.

More information

Sight & Sound magazine

  • Sight & Sound magazine

    Reviews, interviews and features from the international film magazine.

More information

Back to the top