A race for passion and power lives in the metropolitan area, Copacabana in Rio de Janeiro. A faithful, spotless young man and a ruthless manipulative lad compete on who to take over the ... See full summary »
Looking for his estranged biological mother, a young man and his donkey travel to the big city, where the rich widow looks for him at the same time, all for the concern of her ambitious niece craving her wealth.
The story happens in the centuries 18th and 19th, mostly after Minas Gerais Conspiracy, a Brazilian separatist movement. It mixes fantasy with real history facts. Some of the characters did exist in real life, such as John VI of Portugal.