About the film
world war ii
Release Date: August 20, 2004
|Genres||:||Drama, History, War|
|Production Companies||:||Globo Filmes, Lumiere, Nexus Cinema e Vídeo, Europa Filmes|
|Producers||:||Marc Beauchamps, Rita Buzzar, Rita Buzzar, Carlos Eduardo Rodrigues, Bruno Wainer, Malu Miranda, Claudia Braga, Guilherme Bokel, Mariana Lobo, Gabriela Weeks, Anna Luiza Müller|
|Writers||:||Rita Buzzar, Fernando Morais|
Based upon the true story of Olga Benário, the German-born wife of Brazilian communist leader Luís Carlos Prestes. During the dictatorship of Getúlio Vargas (1930-1945) she was arrested and sent to Nazi Germany, where she was put to death in a concentration camp. After World War II began, Vargas decided to uphold the Allies.