Saturday, February 04, 2012
Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands
JP & I watched an old favorite film of mine, the 1976 Brazilian classic 'Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands,' the most popular film in Brazilian history (based on its biggest best-seller of the day).
Set in 1940s Bahia in Northeastern Brazil, this charmer follow the beautiful and long-suffering Dona Flor through two very different marriages - to a passionate but dissolute gambling rake and then a staid but stalwart and protective pharamacist.. Not to be missed...
Here's the original trailer, with no subtitles but with lots of atmosphere...
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