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Dona Flor e Seus Dois Maridos
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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 »
Awards:
Nominated for Golden Globe. Another 3 wins & 3 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Silly taste of Brazil See more (8 total) »

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
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Fernanda de Jesus

Mercedes Ruehl ... American girl in casino

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 »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in Esperando Godard (2012)See more »
Soundtrack:
O Que Será (Abertura)See more »

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3 out of 14 people found the following review useful.
Silly taste of Brazil, 24 February 2002
Author: William J. Fickling (wfickling@sc.rr.com) from Columbia, South Carolina, USA

As a confirmed Brazilophile who has visited that charming country many times, I can easily affirm that this film will come as close as any other to providing you with the authentic flavor of Brazil. What keeps this from being a really good film is its essential silliness. Another reviewer has recapitulated the plot fairly well, so I don't need to do that here. Suffice it to say that I don't find it incomprehensible that Flor would put up with her first husband's peccadillos as the price for passionate sex. What I do find incomprehensible is that a woman as passionate as Flor would put up with her second husband's ineptitude at lovemaking. He wears both his pajamas and his underwear to bed and keeps them on when he makes love, and she keeps her nightgown on as well. Why doesn't she rip all of the clothes off and teach him something? Oh well..........

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