A Brazilian family saga spanning a period of over 59 years that focuses on three women – a grandmother, mother and a daughter. The roles of these women are played by two of the most popular actors in Brazil: Fernanda Montenegro and Fernanda Torres, real-life mother and daughter.
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The cinematography is so good. Obviously, with a film like this one, the setting is vital, and the photography guarantees that. I felt the story was somewhat weak. The fact that the actresses played several roles was confusing for a bit. Overall it's a strong film. It's a good example of mood and setting.
A truly poetic brazilian avant-feminist movie, with two of the greatest brazilian actors of this era - Fernanda Torres and her mother Fernanda Montenegro - shooted at Lençóis Maranhenses, known as one of the most beautiful and enigmatic places around the globe. 5 shiny golden stars.
Amazing cinematography. In fact is this and the performances who made the movie. The plot is sometimes weak, and confusing (fernandas playing several roles doesn't help), but watching this was pure delight.