The friendship of two women is torn as one, supposedly innocent, is jailed accused of murdering the other one's husband, blaming her.
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Series cast summary:
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 Flora (197 episodes, 2008-2009)
Cláudia Raia ...
 Donatella Fontini (196 episodes, 2008-2009)
Mariana Ximenes ...
 Lara (195 episodes, 2008-2009)
Glória Menezes ...
 Irene Fontini (189 episodes, 2008-2009)
Ary Fontoura ...
 Silveirinha (187 episodes, 2008-2009)
Carmo Dalla Vecchia ...
 Zé Bob (183 episodes, 2008-2009)
Cauã Reymond ...
 Halley (183 episodes, 2008-2009)
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 Dodi Fontana (168 episodes, 2008-2009)
Thiago Rodrigues ...
 Cassiano (165 episodes, 2008-2009)
Lília Cabral ...
 Catarina (165 episodes, 2008-2009)
Mauro Mendonça ...
 Gonçalo Fontini (163 episodes, 2008-2009)
Deborah Secco ...
 Maria do Céu (141 episodes, 2008-2009)
Gisele Fróes ...
 Lorena (139 episodes, 2008-2009)
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 Alicinha Rosa / ... (130 episodes, 2008-2009)
Tarcísio Meira ...
 Copola (130 episodes, 2008-2009)
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 Romildo Rosa (126 episodes, 2008-2009)
Elizângela ...
 Cilene (124 episodes, 2008-2009)
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 Átila (123 episodes, 2008-2009)
Leonardo Medeiros ...
 Elias (121 episodes, 2008-2009)
Miguel Rômulo ...
 Shiva Lênin (120 episodes, 2008-2009)
Jackson Antunes ...
 Leonardo (119 episodes, 2008-2009)
Emanuelle Araújo ...
 Manu (118 episodes, 2008)
José Mayer ...
 Augusto César (117 episodes, 2008-2009)
Suzana Faíni ...
 Iolanda (113 episodes, 2008-2009)
Malvino Salvador ...
 Damião (110 episodes, 2008-2009)
Claudia Ohana ...
 Cida Copola (109 episodes, 2008-2009)
Fabrício Boliveira ...
 Diduzinho Rosa (108 episodes, 2008-2009)
Iran Malfitano ...
 Orlandinho Queiroz / ... (107 episodes, 2008-2009)
Helena Ranaldi ...
 Dedina (106 episodes, 2008-2009)
Christine Fernandes ...
 Rita (99 episodes, 2008-2009)
Clarice Falcão ...
 Mariana (95 episodes, 2008-2009)
Roberta Gualda ...
 Greice (93 episodes, 2008-2009)
Giulia Gam ...
 Diva (91 episodes, 2008-2009)
Rosi Campos ...
 Tuca (85 episodes, 2008-2009)
Genésio de Barros ...
 Pedro (81 episodes, 2008-2009)
Paula Burlamaqui ...
 Estela (80 episodes, 2008-2009)
Thiare Maia ...
 Luma (80 episodes, 2008-2009)
Alexandre Nero ...
 Vanderlei (80 episodes, 2008-2009)
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Flora was imprisoned for 18 years for the murder of the lover, Marcelo. She has always pleaded not guilty, and now that her sentence is finished, she wants revenge. Her main target is Donatella, her former partner in a country music duo and the widow of Marcelo. Flora blames Donatella not only for killing her own husband, but also for taking away Lara, the daughter Flora had with the killed man. In the meantime, Lara grows aware that her natural mother is a murderer and cares for Donatella as her actual mom, despite having a strong temper and very different personality. Everything is set in a small town nearby São Paulo, where the main powerful figure is that of Gonçalo Fontini, Marcelo's father and owner of a paper-mill plant. Written by Pedro Aguiar

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Duas mulheres. Duas versões de uma mesma história. Quem está dizendo a verdade?


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Jackson Antunes was attacked by an angry viewer of the series who associated him with his abusive character Leonardo. When assaulted, he was on crutches due to a stroke and was hospitalized for three days. See more »

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Referenced in vem_aí (2013) See more »

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Por Favor, Reza pra Nóis
Performed by Leonardo
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Amazing
24 July 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Wow this is my favorite soap opera ever. It is very greatly executed and shocks you with twists and turns nearly every episode. I loved it. I also loved the opening I thought it was original. So if it's amazing why not a 10/10? Well I took a point off because there are many unnecessary characters to drag out the show ad make it longer that were not interesting whatsoever. Or perhaps they were, but what was happening with Flora and Donatella was so much more mysterious and flawless that the rest seemed boring. And also because the big reveal is revealed waaaaay too early. There are more twists ahead so its still very interesting but they should have held the reveal until one of the last episodes it would have been shockingly stunning and much better but regardless this is a wonderful series and quite irreplaceable.


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