Directed by: Bruno Barreto
Stars: Sonia Braga, Marcello Mastroianni and Antonio Cantafora
Language: Portuguese | Subtitles: English
Also known as: Gabriela, Cravo e Canela
Description: 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.