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Deeply heartfelt and an amazing view into a culture.
If you're interested in a deep view of Brazilian life and culture, look no further than this wonderful film. The characters are real, they love and fight intensely, the way Brazilians do. This was a wonderful time capsule of Brazil in the 1950's.
I cannot understand the low-ratings from people who won't watch because they won't read subtitles!
You've cheated yourself out of an amazing experience.
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