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Brazilian Director Anna Muylaert Finds Success, then Sexism

September 26, 201528 min
Anna Muylaert's film The Second Mother is Brazil's official Oscar entry for best foreign-language picture. The movie about a maid won awards at Sundance and Berlin, but Muylaert said when it came to making deals, no one wanted to work with a woman. She tells us about the unexpected struggles that have come with the film's success and the experience of directing the famous Regina Casé, Brazil's answer to Oprah Winfrey. Photo: Regina Casé and Michel Joelsas in The Second Mother, courtesy of Oscilloscope

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