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Filhas do Vento (2004)

In a small town in the State of Minas Gerais, Brazil, two sisters meet again after years apart. One of them headed for the big city, trying to secure a career as an actress. The other stayed to look after their father.

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Joel Zito Araújo
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Cast

Cast overview:
Ruth de Souza ... Maria Aparecida (Cida)
Léa Garcia Léa Garcia ... Maria da Ajuda (Ju)
Milton Gonçalves ... Seu Zé
Taís Araújo ... Young Maria Aparecida (Cida)
Maria Ceiça Maria Ceiça ... Selma
Thalma de Freitas ... Young Maria da Ajuda (Ju)
Dani Ornellas Dani Ornellas ... Dora (as Danielle Ornelas)
Rocco Pitanga Rocco Pitanga ... Young Marquinho
Zózimo Bulbul Zózimo Bulbul ... Marquinho
Kadu Karneiro Kadu Karneiro ... Flávio
Jonas Bloch
Mônica Freitas Mônica Freitas

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In a small town in the State of Minas Gerais, Brazil, two sisters meet again after years apart. One of them headed for the big city, trying to secure a career as an actress. The other stayed to look after their father.

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Drama

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Filhas do Vento (Foz)
Written by Marcus Viana
Performed by Ladston do Nascimento
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Wonderful cast, wonderful acting
5 December 2004 | by FafaSaysSee all my reviews

In a small Brazilian town, two sisters, one interested in becoming a famous actress, and the other, interested only in her boyfriend, live with their father. The mother left the family with another man.

After a misunderstanding, the father kicks out the sister who has always wanted to be an actress. The sisters are separated for many years and finally reunited at the funeral service of their father. They finally confront each other about their hurts and their past. Then they have to decide whether they can forgive each other.

Filhas do Vento (Daughters of the Wind) is the story of these two sisters and their daughters. It boasts of the largest black cast in a Brazilian film. It includes well-known and seasoned actors like Tais Araujo, and Thalma de Freitas, Milton Gonçalves, Ruth de Sousa, Maria Ceiça, Zózimo Bulbul, Léa Garcia, Jonas Bloch and Rocco Pitanga.

In addition to the interesting story, Filhas do Vento is filmed in a picturesque setting that does not escape the viewer's attention.


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Country:

Brazil

Language:

Portuguese

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16 September 2005 (Brazil) See more »

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