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Release Date:
21 June 1978 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
In a small city of Brazil, Flor (a very good looking woman) marries Vadinho, a very handsome and erotic man... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Nominated for Golden Globe. Another 3 wins & 3 nominations See more »
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Cast

  (in credits order)

Sonia Braga ... Dona Flor (Florípides) Guimarães
José Wilker ... Valdomiro 'Vadinho' Santos Guimarães
Mauro Mendonça ... Dr. Teodoro Madureira
Dinorah Brillanti ... Rozilda
Nelson Xavier ... Mirandão, Vadinho's Buddy
Arthur Costa Filho ... Carlinhos the Guitarist
Rui Resende ... Cazuza the Drunk
Mário Gusmão ... Arigof
Nelson Dantas ... Clodoaldo the Poet
Haydil Linhares ... Norminha, Flor's Friend
Nilda Spencer ... Dinorah, Flor's Friend
Sílvia Cadaval ... Jacy
Ivanilda Ribeiro ... Sofia a Servant
Sue Ribeiro ... Magnólia
Francisco Santos ... Venâncio, the Priest
Francisco Dantas ... Dr. Argemiro
João Gama ... Moreira, Dona Norma's Husband
Alvaro Freire ... Silvério
Hélio Ary ... Venceslau Diniz
Wilson Mello ... Vivaldo
Lourdes Coimbra ... Dionísia a Hooker
Miguelão ... Paranaguá Ventura
Manfredo Colassanti ... Pelanchi
Antonio Ganzarolli ... Dedinho
Jurandyr Ferreira ... Emílio Veiga
Mara Rúbia ... Claudete
Lícia Magna ... Filó
Joaquim Menezes ... Comendador
Orlanita Ribeiro ... Woman
Antônio Victor ... Antiógenes
José Ribeiro ... Gerônimo
Cláudio Mamberti ... Man
Dita Corte Real ... Inácia
Marta Anderson ... Mirabel
Eliane Rogério ... Tavinha
Betty Lago ... Zizi
Marta Moyano ... Amália
Gigi ... Girl
Zé Anão ... Man
Heleno Lopes ... Man
Betty Faria ... Leniza Mayer the Famous Singer
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Fernanda de Jesus

Mercedes Ruehl ... American girl in casino
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Directed by
Bruno Barreto 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Jorge Amado  novel
Bruno Barreto 
Eduardo Coutinho 
Leopoldo Serran 

Produced by
Lucy Barreto .... supervising producer
Luiz Carlos Barreto .... producer
Nelson Porto .... associate producer
Newton Rique .... producer
Paulo Cezar Sesso .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
Chico Buarque de Hollanda 
Francis Hime 
 
Cinematography by
Murilo Salles 
 
Film Editing by
Raimundo Higino 
 
Production Design by
Anisio Medeiros 
 
Costume Design by
Anisio Medeiros 
 
Makeup Department
Jaque Monteiro .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Ivan De Souza .... production manager
José Carlos Escalero .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Jorge Durán .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
Walter Goulart .... sound
Roberto Leite .... sound assistant (as Roberto Melo)
Victor Raposeiro .... sound recordist
 
Special Effects by
Manoel de Araujo .... special effects
 
Other crew
Rudy Bohn .... title designer
Cyro Del Nero .... title designer
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Dona Flor e Seus Dois Maridos" - Brazil (original title)
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Runtime:
110 min
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Color (Eastmancolor)
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Trivia:
It was the most watched film in Brazilian theaters, holding the record for 20 years until Titanic (1997) release.See more »
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Referenced in Esperando Godard (2012)See more »
Soundtrack:
O Que Será (À Flor da Pele)See more »

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2 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
Sexy, 31 December 2006
Author: rudyard-2 from San Francisco, United States

When I first saw it, it was one of the most sexiest movies I had ever seen. Sonia Braga back in the late seventies was a beautiful woman and now as a 57 year old she still has that look. After seeing the movie I wanted to see more of Brazil, so much I went to Rio. I was not disappointed. From very rich ex-patriot Germans to super poor mixed race Brazilians, it was an eye opener. Brazilian women were so sexy in dress and manner but don't let the eye candy fool you. There character was top rate. As one Brazilian woman put it, "We dress like this because we celebrate life and sex, but to get these pants off a wedding ring is the key."

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