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Hard Labor (2011)

Trabalhar Cansa (original title)
Young housewife Helena is on the verge of fulfilling a dream as she prepares to open her own business: a neighborhood grocery store. She hires a maid, Paula, to take care of her house and ... See full summary »
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Helena
Marat Descartes ...
Otávio
Naloana Lima ...
Paula
Gilda Nomacce ...
Gilda
Marina Flores ...
Vanessa
Lilian Blanc ...
Inês
Thiago Carreira ...
Ricardo
Hugo Villavicenzio ...
Jorge
Eduardo Gomes ...
Dynamic coordinator
Antônio Januzelli ...
Dirceu
Clarissa Kiste ...
Márcia
Laerte Késsimos ...
Antunes Filho
Júlio Machado ...
Man in suit
Lucélia Maquiavelli ...
Adelaide
Beto Matos ...
Funny customer
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Young housewife Helena is on the verge of fulfilling a dream as she prepares to open her own business: a neighborhood grocery store. She hires a maid, Paula, to take care of her house and daughter. But when her husband Otavio is suddenly fired from his job as an insurance executive, Helena is left to support the family alone. As Otavio fails to find work and becomes increasingly alienated, business struggles to take off and the pressure on Helena mounts. To make things worse, she discovers that one of the building's brick walls seems to be crumbling. Helena begins to wonder if that may be the cause of all her problems. Written by Dezenove Som e Imagens

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Title is inspired by Italian poet Cesare Pavese's poem "Lavorare Stanca". See more »

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It came upon the midnight clear - Noel
Music by Arthur Sullivan
Lyrics by Edmund Hamilton Sears
Arranged by Rafael Cavalcanti
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