The Story of Fausta
The Story of Fausta ★★ ½ Romance da Empregada 1988 (R)
An unhappily married cleaning woman in the slums of Rio entices all the money and gifts she can out of an elderly widower. Decidely grim comedy-drama, well-done but unsparing in its depiction of overwhelming greed. In Portuguese with English subtitles. 90m/C VHS . BR Betty Faria, Daniel Filho, Brandao Filho; D: Bruno Barreto; M: Ruben Blades.