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The idealistic and brave Isabel (Camila Pitanga) is the maid of a French lady who taught her the European language and manners, and was raised by her father, the former slave Afonso (Milton Gonçalves). In a samba gathering, she meets Zé Maria (Lazaro Ramos), a hard-working man who hides a secret: he is a capoeira player, an illegal martial art he hopes to see recognized. Laura (Marjorie Estiano) is the daughter of former coffee barons Assunção (Werner Schünemann) and Constância (Patrícia Pillar), but luxury and wealth does not impress her. Having her degree in Education, she finds fulfillment in teaching. Her mother is resistant to her revolutionary ways and puts all hope in Lauras engagement to Edgar (Thiago Fragoso) as a means to ascend socially. Edgar is an upstanding man who has studied in Portugal to take over the business of his father, the cunning Senator Bonifácio (Cássio Gabus Mendes).
Fate brings these two women together at church: Laura is uncertain about her future with ...
10 September 2012 (Brazil)
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