Hilda Furacão

Hilda Furacão (English: Hilda Hurricane) is a 1998 Brazilian miniseries written by Glória Perez, based on Roberto Drummond's book, starring Ana Paula Arósio in the title role.


The most sought-after prostitute in the Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, brothels during the 50s and 60s, Hilda Müller (Ana Paula Arósio) was the daughter of a highly respected middle-class family. She scandalized society by breaking away from her family and shattering taboos, fleeing on her wedding day and seeking refuge in a brothel and adopting the alias Hilda Furacão. The miniseries contrasts antagonistic contexts (religiosity and profligacy behavior; revolution and counter-revolution), as well as, with antagonistic characters (Hilda Furacão and Frei Malthus (Rodrigo Santoro). The series ends during the 60s, after the 1964 Brazilian coup d'etat.

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    director Wolf Maya
    keywords belo horizonte break flee rodrigo santoro wedding day
    publisher Rede Globo