NHA FALA (2002)

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  • NHA FALA MA VOIX Alternative
  • MY VOICE Alternative
  • NHA FALA (MA VOIX) Alternative


Musical about Vita, a talented singer from Guinea Bissau who leaves her family (and unfaithful boyfriend) behind to travel to Paris. A curse on Vita's family proclaims that its women shall not sing on pain of death. Vita falls for a French boy, Pierre, and eventually he convinces her to sing professionally. Instead of her demise, Vita finds enormous success and sets about devising a plan to rid her mother of her age-old fears.

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