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Tieta do Agreste (1996)

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 ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Tieta
... Perpétua
... Zé Esteves, Tieta's Father
Cláudia Abreu ... Leonora
Zezé Motta ... Carmosina
Jece Valadão ... Dario
Leon Goes ... Ascânio Trindade
... 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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One of the most disappointing adaptations I've ever seen.
2 November 2003 | by See all my reviews

Read the novel. Watch the movie. Note the world of difference. I don't care how gorgeous Sonia Braga looks, this movie isn't even the ghost of the novel on which it was based. One of the most disappointing adaptations of a fine piece of literature since Kon Ichikawa's "Enjo".


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