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América (original title)
Sol, a dreamy young woman from the carioca suburbs, attempts to emigrate to the United States, believing in a better life with better opportunities.
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2005  
15 wins & 37 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Deborah Secco ...  Sol 390 episodes, 2005
Murilo Benício ...  Tião 386 episodes, 2005
Christiane Torloni ...  Haydée 372 episodes, 2005
Edson Celulari ...  Glauco 364 episodes, 2005
Mariana Ximenes ...  Raíssa 332 episodes, 2005
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Sol, a dreamy young woman from the carioca suburbs, attempts to emigrate to the United States, believing in a better life with better opportunities.

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Claiming to be an actual illegal immigrant, Deborah Secco worked for one day at a McDonald's in Boston in preparation for her role, also washing the floors. See more »

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A big disappointment
21 August 2005 | by polarisnsSee all my reviews

One of the things I have enjoyed in Summer visits to Brazil is the featured soap opera. It usually makes for a focus of issues to discuss with people throughout Brazil as a sort of cultural link. This particular soap opera was barely tolerable. Characters are over-dramatic in almost ballet or silent film body gestures and the script is predictable, awash in stereotypes and exaggerated sob stories about general causes.

Screen movements are not realistic, they are more like classic theater. Camera shots fall short of their intent as artistic framing and often are overdone to the point of provoking laughter.

The concept of the cultural interchange between the US and Brazil could have been very interesting and insightful. This program makes it easy to be doing something else. It is a sad contrast to the likes of Mulheres Apaixonadas, Esperança or A Muralha.


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2005 (Brazil) See more »

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Barretos, São Paulo, Brazil See more »

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