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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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Joana
Eliezer Gomes ...
Gismundo
Carlos Kroeber ...
Aureliano
Ney Santanna ...
Honório
Tetê Maciel ...
Dorinha
Helber Rangel ...
Lianinho
Beto Leão ...
Ricardo
Lélia Abramo ...
Olímpia
Leina Krespi ...
Das Dores
Pierre Cardin ...
Pierre
Ruy Polanah ...
Lima
Rogério Polli ...
Young Lima
Angelito Mello ...
Júlio
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Rodolfo Arena
Manfredo Colassanti
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Joana is a sophisticated, beautiful woman, so she has a choice of lovers, and destinies. She will let down Pierre, the French consul at Sao Paulo, and with him the frivolity of tea-parties and comfort. Her wild inner-soul will develop into the wild forest surroundings of a landlord's farmhouse. To the extent she will defend her land like a 19th century owner - of lands and men alike... Written by Artemis-9

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Joana Francesa
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