segunda-feira, agosto 15, 2016

Escapando da perseguição

The Marriage of OppositesEis a historia verdadeira da família do grande pintor impressionista Camille Pissarro, descendentes de judeus portugueses, que foram partindo de país para país para escapar guerras e perseguições, incluindo o ostracismo da sua própria comunidade judaica.

Growing up on the  idyllic Danish Caribbean  island of St. Thomas in the early 1800s, Rachel Monsanto Pomié dreams of life in faraway Paris. Rachel's mother, a pillar of their small refugee community of Jews who escaped the Inquisition, has never forgiven her daughter for being a difficult girl who refuses to live by the rules. Growing up, Rachel's salvation is their maid Adelle's belief in her strengths, and her deep, life-long friendship with Jestine, Adelle's daughter. But Rachel's life is not her own. She is married off to a widower with three children to save her father's business. When her husband dies suddenly and his handsome, much younger nephew, Fréderick, arrives from France to settle the estate, Rachel seizes her own life story, beginning a defiant, passionate love affair that sparks a scandal that affects all of her family, including her favorite son, who will become one of the greatest artists of ...France. 

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