The House of Sand

After their patriarch (Ruy Guerra) dies in an accident, a pregnant woman (Fernanda Torres) and her mother (Fernanda Montenegro) must fend for themselves in a harsh desert in northern Brazil. Befriended by a local man (Luiz Melodia), they establish a modest home, and the younger one, Aurea, dreams of escape, but the older one, Dona Maria, learns to accept her fate.
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  • Andrucha Waddington


  • Fernanda Montenegro
  • Fernanda Torres
  • Ruy Guerra
  • Seu Jorge
  • Luiz Melodia
  • Enrique Díaz
  • Stênio Garcia
  • Emiliano Queiroz
  • Camilla Facundes


  • Elena Soarez


  • Leonardo de Barros
  • Pedro de Hollanda
  • Andrucha Waddington
  • Pedro Guimaraes

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