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When Tieta's family starts to believe that she is dead, and that they can expect a rich heritage, she returns to her native village, which she had been forced to leave because of her involvement with a goat herd. A young step-daughter and heir is disappointed by the fact that her family believes she is fabulously rich. The life of Tieta's family and fellow villagers were thrown into turmoil by the arrival of Tieta. Her nephew and the young aspiring mayor were promised to the Church.
Tieta do Agreste (Portuguese: Tieta do Agreste) is a 1996 Brazilian comedy film directed by Carlos Diegues. The film was selected as the Brazilian entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 69th Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee.
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