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Brazilian Sex Comedy Blockbuster Dona Flor And Her Two Husbands to Be Remade

Dona Flor e Seus Dois Maridos / Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands, Brazil's biggest box-office hit until last year's The Elite Squad 2, will be remade. At the Gramado Film Festival, currently being held in the small southern Brazilian town, actor-director Reginaldo Faria announced that his son, Marcelo Faria, will star in a new film adaptation of Jorge Amado's bestseller. The project will also mark television director Pedro Vasconcelos' feature-film debut. Bruno Barreto's acclaimed 1976 sex comedy starred Sonia Braga, José Wilker, and Mauro Mendonça. A (quite tame) American remake directed by Robert Mulligan, and starring Sally Field, Jeff Bridges, and James Caan, was released as Kiss Me Goodbye in 1982. It was a critical and box-office disappointment. Additionally, there was a 1998 Brazilian TV miniseries toplined by Giulia Gam, Edson Celulari, and Marco Nanini. Set in Salvador in the early 1940s, Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands tells the story

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