Tieta of Agreste
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Tieta of Agreste
Based on a popular Brazilian novel by Jorge Amado, this lively drama slyly comments upon Brazilian society while telling a tale of reconciliation and subtle revenge had at the hands of the fast-living titular character, a woman who 26 years before was banished from her remote home village of Sant'Ana do Agreste for promiscuity. Cloaked in mystery, she returns home from Sao Paulo. The residents who welcome her know that she is recently widowed from a wealthy man and that she has been sending money to the family, but they know nothing else. The still fantastic looking Tieta is accompanied by… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"This film teams two of Brazilian cinema's greatest actresses, the sexy Sonja Braga and the brilliant Marillia Pera (Pixote)."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
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