In Milagro, a small town in the American Southwest, Ladd Devine plans to build a major new resort development. Read More »
Tag Archives: Sonia Braga
Set during a recent European revolution, when the students have just begun to rise Read More »
Clara, a 65 year old widow and retired music critic, was born into a wealthy and traditional family in Recife, Brazil. Read More »
Dona Flor e Seus Dois Maridos / Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands (1976) Bruno Barreto, Sonia Braga, José Wilker, Mauro Mendonça, Comedy
In a small city of Brazil, Flor (a very good looking woman) marries Vadinho, a very handsome and erotic man. Once married she finds he is a good-for-nothing. She works teaching cooking to her neighbours but he takes all her money to gamble. One day he dies. Flor misses the goods of the marriage so she marries again with a very correct gentleman – the owner of the drugstore (Teodoro). Now she’s very happy with her man, but misses the erotic moments with her previous husband. Then the ghost of Vadhino comes to earth to chase her.
Read More »
A Dama do Lotacao (1978) Neville de Almeida, Sonia Braga, Nuno Leal Maia, Jorge Dória, Drama, Erotic
Carlos and Solange, childhood sweethearts, marry after a chaste courtship. On their wedding night, Solange refuses to make love to him. First he pleads, then in anger he rapes her. She says she adores him, but, even after months of marriage, can’t endure his touch. To prove to herself she’s not frigid, she begins a daily routine of seducing strangers on public busses; she also takes Carlos’s best friend to a motel. Carlos figures out that she’s unfaithful and, armed, confronts Solange. Meanwhile, she seeks psychiatric help because she feels no remorse. Will there be violence and death, a psychological breakthrough, or more bus rides?
Read More »
Gabriela (1983) Bruno Barreto, Sonia Braga, Marcello Mastroianni, Antonio Cantafora, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Erotic
In 1925, Gabriela becomes cook, mistress, and then wife of Nacib, a bar owner in a small Brazilian coastal town runs by the local colonels. Nacib becomes tired of Gabriela’s uneducated ways, and annuls the marriage when he finds her in bed with his friend Tonico. The political ways of the town modernize slightly and Gabriela returns as Nacib’s mistress.
Read More »