In Northeastern Brazil, twelve-year-old Maria is sold to have a better life as a housemaid. However, Maria is resold and sent to a brothel in the Amazon gold fields and put to work by the despicable Saraiva.
Dias e Noites
2013. During Operation Bidone, the Federal Police seized a truck loaded with palm heart, which contained 697 kg of cocaine. The investigation falls on the team assembled by Ivan Romano, based in Curitiba and composed by Beatriz, Júlio and Ítalo. The traffic connections lead them to the dower Alberto Youssef and later to the former Petrobras director Paulo Roberto Costa, who reveals an immense structure involving builders and the government, in order to divert public money. As the investigation progresses, the group led by Ivan is increasingly approaching some of the country's most influential politicians.
The Man in the Box
Rich executive being threatened by a burglar who had been caught trying to steal his mansion hires a hitman to kill him in prison. But another man is killed instead, leaving a widow and three kids. Full of remorse, he tries to help the family, taking everyone home. Soon, conflicts arise from the impossible coexistence of such contrasting families under the same roof.
A coming of age story about a boy in RIo de Janeiro, Brazil who, after his father's death, finds out about his family and where he came from.
Mina (Priscila Fantin) is arrested for defrauding the Social Security and beyond to defend the other inmates need to escape from the prison director of surveillance (Tuca Andrada). The crime involved a Senator (Antonio Calloni), trying in every way to prevent your participation to surface.
An adaptation of the eponymous song by Renato Russo, a famous Brazilian singer and composer who in the style of Bob Dylan knew how to delight crowds by telling stories and singing with his lyrics. Focusing on the love story of outlaw João do Santo Cristo with Architecture major student Maria Lúcia, the movie takes place in Brasilia in the early 80s. In a clash of interest, drug dealers and the police conflict with one another,while the end of the military dictatorship in the Capital of Brazil, Brasilia takes place. The wanderings and tedium of a young rocker, who lived in a city still being built, are the backdrop for this story.
A Paixão de Jacobina
Polícia Federal: A Lei é para Todos 2
Nem Tudo Que É Sonho Desmancha no Ar
Policarpo is a chauvinistic patriot, a major who tries to find solutions for Brazilian problems using only the resources of his own country. His visionary and idealistic temperament is behind his strange ideas about how to build a great nation.
Adaptation of the series shown in 1986. Marcos and Lurdinha live in love in the 1950s. The young man is the son of separated parents and his mother, Glória, works as a cashier in a nightclub. The conservatism of the girl's family and the sexual repression of the time are factors that affect the couple's relationship.
A short directed by Mika Kaurismäki.
On Jo's birthday, her mother, and later, her father, discover that she is not a virgin anymore - she is taking pills. The birthday party turns into a complete mess, since Jo's mother can not hold herself and accuses her daughter in front of all guests of not being a child that everyone thought she still was. Jo rebels and leaves the house, and discovers that her boyfriend listened to everything and did not help her. She decides to leave him, and to start her life again. As a woman, now.
"Justice" is a 20-episodes miniseries written by Manuela Dias, with the colaboration of Mariana Mesquita, Lucas Paraizo and Roberto Vitorino. The plot follows four stories, presented on separate episodes, about people whose lives have been changed by injustice. A mother who sees her daughter getting shot on her own bathroom by her psycho-jealous boyfriend; a woman who goes to jail for a crime she didn't commit; a black girl being the only person picked by the police on an all-white-people party; and a man who accepts his wife's request of being euthanized after an accident that left her quadriplegic.
Os Dias Eram Assim
Pedro da Maia, meets a beautiful woman called Maria Monforte with whom he gets married despite his father's objection. The marriage produces a son, Carlos Eduardo, and a daughter. Some time later, Maria Monforte falls in love with Tancredo and runs away to Italy with him, taking her daughter along. When Pedro finds out, he goes with his son to his father's house where he commits suicide. Carlos stays at his grandfather's house and is educated by him. Carlos, becomes a doctor and opens his own office. Later he meets a gorgeous woman, Maria Eduarda. The two fall in love and have dozens of nights together. Eventually Carlos finds out later that Maria lied to him about her past and he starts fearing the worst. In the end, Carlos finds out that Maria is his sister. He informs her that they are siblings and that they cannot live like this anymore. Carlos, to forget his tragedies, goes for a trip around the world.
Beleza Pura is a Brazilian soap opera produced and broadcast by Rede Globo from February, 18 to September 12, 2007, with a total of 179 chapters. It replaced Sete Pecados, by Walcyr Carrasco at the 19h timeslot. It was written by the newcomer Andrea Maltarolli and co-written by Emanoel Jacobina, Ricardo Hoffstetter, Daisy Chaves, Flávia Bessone, and João Brandão, with text supervision by Silvio de Abreu, and general direction by Rogério Gomes.
With the help of a journalist, a group of women come together to denounce the sexual abuse they suffered from a respected doctor: Roger Sadala (Antonio Calloni), a specialist in reproductive medicine and famous in high society. It all starts when one of them breaks the silence, inspiring the other victims to build a mutual support network with a thirst for justice.
Começar de Novo is a Brazilian telenovela produced by Rede Globo and displayed in its traditional schedule of 19 hours between 30 August 2004 and April 16, 2005.
Presented Natália do Vale, Marcos Paulo, Eva Wilma, Werner Schünemann, Carlos Vereza, Giselle Itié, Vladimir Brichta, Carolina Ferraz and Marília Pêra in the lead roles.
O Dono do Mundo
Olho no Olho
Cabral is a writer who decides to spend his summer writing a series about love stories. It is then that he begins to look back over his life and his works. He is married to Glorinha, a woman twenty years younger than him, with whom he has a daughter, the young Samanta. Glorinha dreams of having a second child, but Cabral rejects the woman's desire, creating a stalemate between the two.
Human cloning. The Islamic world. Two young people, two different cultures, two different beliefs. An impossible love story that not even time could erase. During a trip to Morocco, Lucas has a forbidden romance with Jade. He returns to Brazil after the death of his twin brother Diogo. A close family friend, scientist Albieri uses this situation to produce the first human clone using cells taken from Lucas. Twenty years later, Jade, Lucas and his clone form an odd love triangle.
The daughter of a traditional, rich Indian family falls in love for a Dalit, and "untouchable" man.
O Astro (English: The Illusionist) is a Brazilian telenovela produced and broadcast by Rede Globo. It was broadcast from July 12, 2011 to October 28, 2011, and consisted of 64 episodes.
Além do Horizonte
A moving tale of courage and resilience in the struggle for freedom – this is the role that life has cast for headstrong Morena in Brave Woman. Raised in a poor neighborhood in the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro, this tough and humble woman will spare no effort to protect her family and gain her independence.
The plot tells the history and daily life of the Lemos Family between the 1920s and 1940s. Júlio works in a fabric store and has the ambition of getting rich to offer his family a good life. His wife, Lola, does everything she can to keep her family together, because she believes that this way they can move on.
Adaptations of 40 short stories of brazilian playwright Nelson Rodrigues, written between 1951 and 1961. The stories were considered scandalous at the time as Rodrigues used immoral characters and black humor to satirize the hypocrisy and repression in people's daily lives.
Depicts the moral values of Rio de Janeiro's middle class in the 1950s as Lurdinha and Marcos fall in love at first sight, but her parents don't approve of the boy because his parents are divorced. They are very conservative and try to keep the young couple apart at any cost. Unable to defend her love for Marcos, she keeps her love affair a secret.
Ricardo Aguillar, a powerful physician, loses the only and beloved son, the young Daniel, in an accident. After some time he discovers that the boy had frozen the semen before he died. From there he decides to go hunting for the "ideal woman", worthy of being inseminated and become the mother of his grandson. Only fate is about to play a part. When the insemination is finally done and the young woman chosen - the young Viviane - becomes pregnant, the man discovers himself hopelessly in love with her. From then on an unusual and surprising situation will give an electrifying direction to the story: the boy's spirit begins to prowl the family and, although they are in different plans, father and son will dispute the love of the same woman. It will be a clash between the impossible love, therefore idealized, and the realizable love, carnal, with all that it brings of joy and fulfillment, but also of hurts and uncertainties.
O Salvador da Pátria
Páginas da Vida is a Brazilian telenovela that was produced and aired by TV Globo from July 10, 2006 to March 2, 2007, totaling 203 chapters.
The plot featured Regina Duarte as the protagonist, Lília Cabral as the antagonist, and Fernanda Vasconcellos, Thiago Rodrigues, Marcos Caruso, Ana Paula Arósio, José Mayer, Regiane Alves, Vivianne Pasmanter, Caco Ciocler, Marcos Paulo, Tarcísio Meira, Natália do Vale and Edson Celulari in the lead roles.
The plot was nominated in 2007 for best actress International Emmy for the performance of Lília Cabral.
Além da Ilusão
Era Uma Vez is a Brazilian telenovela produced and broadcast by Rede Globo in 1998. It was written by Walter Negrão and directed by Jorge Fernando.