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Cravo e a Rosa, O

Synopsis
Brazilian soap opera. Romantic comedy loosely re-working the themes of The Taming of the Shrew. Set in Rio de Janiero, the soap tells the story of a 20-year-old independent woman and Petruchio who believes that a woman’s place is in the home.
Language
Portuguese (Brazil)
Country
Brazil
Medium
Television
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Transmission details
2000 (Channel: TV Globo)
Duration
45 each episode
Availability
No archive copy or distributor found (2006)

Credits

Director
Armora Mautner; Bandarra. Mario Marcio; Ivan Zetel; Walter Avancini
Producer
Denis Carvalho
Cinematographer
Flavio Ferreira
Writer
Mario Teixeira; Walcyr Carrasco
Music
Zeca Pagodinho
Cast
Adriana EstevesCatarina Batista (Katherina)
Eduardo MoscovisJuliao Petruchio (Petruchio)
Luis MeloNicanor Batista (Baptista Minola)
Leandra LealBianca Batista (Bianca)

Additional Details

Production type
Sitcoms/Variety
Plays
Taming of the Shrew, The
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)

Notes

History
The series ran for 221 episodes from 26 June 2000-10 March 2001.
Reviews
Resende, Aimara da Cuhna. ‘Rewritten Changing The Shrew: The Movement of Shakespeare’s Play through Cultures, Time, and the Medi’ in Diniz, Itinerários: 225-42. [Compares how two appropriations of Taming of the Shrew - Gil Junger’s TEN THINGS I HATE ABOUT YOU O Cravo e a Rosa represent the play’s gender contest and political and social criticism.]

Online Availability

Online URL
http://www.teledramaturgia.com.br/cravo.htm

Production Company

Name

Rede Globo de Televisao

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