Gero is a local politician dazzled by the chance to become state governor. But when his wife Lucia slaps an influential politician at a party after he takes some liberties with her and the photo lands on the front pages, Gero, following the advice of his closest associate, decides to send her to a mental asylum. Lucia flees to Rio de Janeiro where she runs into childhood sweetheart Raposo and soon the embers of that old romance are rekindled. Fearing another political scandal, Gero goes after Lucia hoping to win her back.
Chicago: Nov. 28 as part of Reel Film Club.