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Tieta (as Sônia Braga)
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Perpétua
Chico Anysio ...
Zé Esteves, Tieta's Father
Cláudia Abreu ...
Leonora
Zezé Motta ...
Carmosina
Jece Valadão ...
Dario
Leon Goes ...
Ascânio Trindade
Patrícia França ...
Inmaculada / Tieta (Young)
Heitor Martinez ...
Ricardo (as Heitor Martinez Mello)
Noélia Montanhas ...
Tonha
Débora Adorno ...
Elisa
Caco Monteiro ...
Ramiro
João Phellippe ...
Peto
André Valli ...
Barbezinha (as André Valle)
Frank Menezes ...
Jairo
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Just when her family starts believing that she is dead, and that they can expect a rich heritage, Tieta returns from São Paulo to her native village in Bahia, which she had been forced to leave long ago because of some involvement with a goat herd. Believed to be fabulously rich - and nobody knows how - she brings to the great disappointment of her family a young step-daughter and heir. With the arrival of Tieta turmoil enters into the life of her family and their fellow villagers. Most particularly into the life of her nephew - promised to the Church - and the young aspiring mayor. Written by Hartmut G. Ziche <hgz@ehess.fr>

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The life and times of Sant'Ana do Agreste
28 January 2002 | by (Toronto, Canada) – See all my reviews

After more than 25 years in the big city of Sao Paulo, Tieta (played nicely by Sonia Braga) is coming back to her native village, Sant'Ana do Agreste. Nothing has changed. It seems the time has stop. But in the little while that she spent there, a lot will change! It's a movie about the subject of: love, lust, power, religion and even politics! No, Sant'Ana do Agreste will never be the same... Tieta even brought in the electricity!

Out of 100, I gave it 74. That's good for **½ on a **** stars rating system.

Seen at home, in Welland, on January 28th, 2002.


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