Monday, April 15, 2013
French expatriate Joanna (Jeanne Moreau) owns a São Paolo brothel in 1930. A client who falls in love with her takes Joanna to his sugar cane mill. Once there, she makes a family and is seduced by an ethnic and cultural world that is quite unknown to her. As time passes, Jeanne becomes the matriarch of a once-proud, now-decaying family.