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.
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.
In a Brazilian countryside region bathed by the São Francisco river, two lovers separated by destiny, their families in conflict and different social classes return to each other, unsure of their feelings.
The plot is dictated by the law of return and the belief that one day justice reaches everyone. Sooner or later life will take care of giving the change, and everything one does one day turns against oneself.
Set in 1978, in the "disco era," the series depicts the meeting between humble and hardworking Sandra (Ísis Valverde) and rich and spoiled Vitória (Bianca Bin). Both of them meet because of... See full summary »