This is a great TV novel in Brazil. It was made to show the terrific military government through methaphores in the seventies. The villain Pedro Barros (Gilberto Martinho) could see as the presidencialism govern fighting against a poor family (Coragem Family) that means all the Brazilian people. Brazil stopped to watch the anthologic scene of the death of the Indian called Potira (Lúcia Alves). No one could take this character better than this great actress. The cast was a great one: Claudio Cavalcanti (Jerônimo Coragem), Lúcia Alves (Potira Coragem, the step daughter of the family), Tarcísio Meira (João Coragem), Glória Meneses (Maria de Lara Barros, with two other identities Diana Lemos and Marcia) and the great Glauce Rocha and Gilberto Martinho (Estela Barros and Pedro Barros) - both are dead, unfortunately. I recommend this TV show. People who love literature and politics will love it.