In the Colonial Brazil, a smart, sassy and sensual slave rises to become a queen as an important contractor falls for her, all for the anger of a woman obsessed with him.
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Taís Araújo ...
Drica Moraes ...
 Violante Cabral
Victor Wagner ...
 Contratador João Fernandes de Oliveira
Carlos Alberto ...
 Sargento-Mor Thomaz Cabral
Zezé Motta ...
 Maria da Silva
Altair Lima ...
 Capitão do Mato Jacobino da Silva
Murilo Rosa ...
 Martim Caldeira Brant
Carla Regina ...
 Maria das Dores Gonçalo
Eduardo Dusek ...
 Capitão-Mor Emanuel Gonçalo
Eliana Guttman ...
 Dona Céu Gonçalo
Guilherme Piva ...
 José Maria (Zé Mulher)
...
 Elvira
Míriam Pires ...
 Dona Benvinda
Fernando Eiras ...
 Luis Felipe Cabral
Teresa Sequerra ...
 Dona Micaela Cabral
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In the Colonial Brazil, a smart, sassy and sensual slave rises to become a queen as an important contractor falls for her, all for the anger of a woman obsessed with him.

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Trivia

Alexandre Lippiani died in a car crash two weeks before the end of shooting. He was a voice actor known for his work as Clark in Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (1993). See more »

Connections

Remake of Xica da Silva (1976) See more »

Soundtracks

Xica Rainha
(Opening Theme)
Performed by Patrícia Amaral, Marcus Viana e Transfônica Orkestra
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I love this show
11 May 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This show is a great history story. It's has everything from slavery,the way they were treated, religion, the ways Jews were sent into hiding,the inquisition, the belief in the Orisha the African gods, the way women were treated,including the daughters. Even down to homosexuality. The way the characters are intertwined and that Violante, that character saddens me. She is so desperate to be loved that she destroys everyone around her.I am so glad they decided to re-release it to t.v. again. Although I would love to see the unedited version. Xica has become my Heroine. I look up to the way she uses her power to help all who seek it. I love all the characters and have found that they can relate to many people now in this century. I look forward to my Xica every night. It would be great to dub it in English so the Americans can love her too.


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