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.
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.
With characters freely inspired in the universe of the English writer Jane Austen, the series is a romantic story that takes place in the fictional locality of Vale do Café, in the early twentieth century.
Rock Story tells the trajectory of the rocker Guilherme Santiago, who was very successful in the 90s and now tries to return to the charts. In the plot, set in Rio, love and music run together, approaching hearts that have the same ideals.
"Liberdade Liberdade" focus on Brazil during the 18th and 19th century, specially after the "Inconfidência Mineira". The main character is Joaquina da Silva Xavier (Andréia Horta), daughter of Joaquim José da Silva Xavier, o Tiradentes (Thiago Martins). After the rebellion, she goes to Portugal with Dom Raposo Viegas (Dalton Vigh). In the year of 1808, she goes back to Brazil and continues her father's fight for Freedom.
The Brazilian Globo network is characterized by sophisticated productions filled with Computer-Graphic-Imagery since approximately ten years ago. They opt for visuals based on sepia tones typical of old photographs. Liberdade Liberdade (Freedom Freedom) adds soft-core pornography to its exaltation of current political correctness. It's a mere by-product of the ideological disease that plagues the 21st century: Politically correctness equals Cultural Marxism. The soap opera aims to reinvent history by placing feminism within colonial Brazil in the 18th-to-19th turn of the century. Joaquina, the protagonist, did exist indeed, but nothing was ever known about her, except that she was the bastard child of the leading rebel Joaquim José da Silva Xavier, nicknamed Tiradentes. OK, it's certainly valid to get fanciful as far as fictitious plots go. But to rewrite history? To emphasize current myths such as feminism and multi-racial sex by mixing them into the old, sad reality of slavery? To be sure, in colonial Brazil there was an actual lack of intimacy between the Republican project of the republican conjurers and the everyday life & common aspirations of overseas subjects of Empress Maria of Portugal. Such national symbols and heroes, like Tiradentes, would only be forged much later on, of course. Not to sound necessarily moralistic, but... Prime-time sexplotation? This is minimally slutty towards any middle-of-the-road, conservative audience. To rent a porn DVD is one thing, to watch a simulacrum of history is another thing, far less commendable, far more arguable.
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