Sete Pecados

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Sete Pecados
Created by Walcyr Carrasco
Directed by Jorge Fernando
Starring Priscila Fantin
Reynaldo Gianecchini
Giovanna Antonelli
Cláudia Raia
Paulo Betti
Marcelo Novaes
Cláudia Jimenez
Elizabeth Savalla
Gabriela Duarte
Mel Lisboa
Samara Felippo
Nívea Stelmann
Malvino Salvador
Rodrigo Phavanello
and other.
Opening theme Carne e Osso,
Composer(s) Zélia Duncan
Country of origin Brazil
Original language(s) Portuguese
No. of episodes 209
Location(s) São Paulo, Brazil
Running time 45 minutes
Original network Globo Network
Picture format 576i (SDTV)
Original release June 18, 2007 – February 15, 2008
Preceded by Pé na Jaca
Followed by Beleza Pura
External links

Sete Pecados (English: Seven Sins) is a Brazilian telenovela airing at 7:00 pm, which substituting Pé na Jaca and preceding Beleza Pura. The telenovela was written by Walcyr Carrasco, with the collaboration of Claudia Soto and Andre Ryoki. The directors were Jorge Fernando, Pedro Vasconcelos and Fred Mayrink. Jorge worked with the same directing cast on his previous telenovelas Chocolate com Pimenta and Alma Gêmea. Seven Sins debuted on June 18, 2007. and last aired on February 15, 2008, with 209 episodes.


Dr. Flávio, a rich archeologist, had a romance with the young daughter of an employee in his house, Aparecida, called Cidinha. He is married to Rebeca and he has a daughter, Beatriz. He went on an expedition to find traces of an ancient civilization - Atlantis. But, an accident occurs and it is reported that Flavius died. However, his body was never found.

Years have passed since the terrible accident and without a father in her life, Beatriz became heiress of his fortune. She is a beautiful, young, rich, but stubborn woman. For Beatriz, life is an eternal search for pleasure. One day, she meets with her high-school friend, a taxi driver named Dante, who is simple and ethical man. In a moment of crisis, he offers her what she never had - spontaneous help. She decides to flirt with him, but he is not interested in her. With her broken pride, she can't admit to herself that she fell in love with him. However, she is in love with the man who does not want her.

Beatriz decides to do everything to win him over. She meets "Baron", a guru who is connected to a secret society, run by a mysterious woman, Agatha. Beatriz offers her soul to be with Dante. But, Baron says that if she wants Dante, she needs to change him. She needs to convince him he needs another path in his life. Dante is a man with golden heart and sincere. So, to change Dante's life, he needs to practice the Seven Sins, one by one. Only then, he will leave his ethical principles and he will abandon his wife Clarice and his children, Isabel and Laerte. However, the secret society has a mysterious goal. Flavius, Beatriz's father, left his whole fortune to his daughter and besides that he left her a mysterious statue. With that money and statue, Beatriz is taking care of her mother Rebeca, her stepfather Anselmo, her grandmother Corina, stepbrother Ariel and stepsister Daniela. Agatha wants to steal Beatriz's fortune and the statue. But, to steal it, she needs to manipulate Beatriz and Beatriz's passion for Dante is the best way to get her fortune.

The Sins[edit]

The Seven Sins - Envy, Anger, Vanity (Pride), Sloth, Gluttony, Avarice (Greed) and Lust - are part of everybody daily life. They are directly related to human small weaknesses, tragedies and even humour. In this telenovela, each character is in possession of one or more sins.

  • Envy - the ambitious Agatha is a leader of a secret society and has big plans: she wants Beatriz under her command. More than this, Agatha wants to have Beatriz's life. She uses this secret society to achieve what she wants and become the ruler. Agatha tries to discover the secret of immortality and believes that it is hidden in the statue that Beatriz possesses. Beatriz, who doesn't suspect on Agatha's real interests, invites her to be the director of her nightclub.
  • Anger - Pedro is a famous chef de cuisine, owner of a restaurant which creates revenue with refined ingredients and French nationals. He is in love in Beatriz with whom he wants to marry. When he discovers Beatriz's passion for Dante, he will do anything to discredit him.
  • Vanity - Rebeca always wanted to be the part of the rich society. However, she failed to marry, but stayed pregnant with the millionaire and gave birth to Beatriz. Thanks to her daughter's fortune, she is living in her house with her new husband Anselmo, in whom she fell in love not soon after she gave birth to Beatriz. Anselmo is a lazy failure and with Rebeca he has two children, daughter Daniela and son Ariel. Rebeca is the major confidant and Beatriz's partner. She is addicted to beauty treatments, plastic surgeries and botox.
  • Sloth - Rodolfo{'}s family lived better days. Once rich, they live poorly now. His mother, Otília, is a lazy woman and is trying to manipulate her rich brother Romeu. Rodolfo's brother, Victor, is the only one in the family who believes that working is good. To survive, Rodolfo owns a small antique shop. Despite the lack of resources, Rodolfo still lives as a noble. He is lazy and spends money on dumb things.
  • Gluttony - Perseu owns the pizzeria "King of Gluttony", located in Dante's neighbourhood. He is married with Minerva and is the father of Ulysses and Irene. The family can't stop eating and therefore is taking the restaurant into bankruptcy. Néia is Perseu's business partner and she decides to put family on strict diet. She monitors every slice they take.
  • Avarice - Romeu, the richest man in Dante's vicinity, is Otilia's brother and Rodolfo's uncle. He knows that those two only want his fortune. Romeu built his empire with his own effort and he fought hard to achieve it and because of that he is very greedy. He lived his only true love in adolescence, with a woman named Juju. His family banned that relationship and Romeu left the vicinity poor. Now, when he is rich, he decides to hire a private detective to locate Juju. With Eudoxia's help, Romeu discovers that Juju is a widow. For his fear of financial interest, he returns to his old neighbourhood pretending to be poor.
  • Lust - Clarice's younger sister, Carla acts like she is the best woman in the whole world. She is in love with Dante, although she is dating Aquiles. Carla gets the job in Beatriz's nightclub where she plots bad things along with Agatha and Baron.

The Virtues[edit]

In contrast to the sins, several characters possess the virtues. Two of those people are Dante and Clarice. In the beginning, she believes that Beatriz is her best friend and confides to her, even though she is alerted by her implicant mother Agripina. As the story goes, she will discover that Beatriz is not her friend, but her actual rival.

  • Courage - Miriam is the courageous director of public school filled with problems. She will have to face difficult students and teachers. Other than that, she faces financial difficulties. Her brother Aquiles - Carla's boyfriend - is a taxi driver along with his father Nino. Her mother Palma is a housewife. Vincente, professor of physical education, will be involved with Miriam, but the obstacle to their happiness is Simone, Vincente's sister-in-law. Simone is the sister of Vicente's late wife. Vincente is also Benta's good friend. She is a girl who was abandoned on the street by her father. Benta is a girl with special powers.

Custódia is Beatriz's guardian angel. Custódia, disguised herself as the fortune-teller woman, and convinced Beatriz that she will be happy only when she finds the man with the angel soul. However, Custodia didn't see in her cards that this man was married! To help her, Custódia becomes her maid, along the archangel Gabriel.

Meanwhile, Beatriz realizes that Agatha is really Cidinha, Dr. Flávio's childhood sweetheart. But nobody realizes that Flávio, who everybody thought to be dead, will appear again to change the course of history.


Main cast[edit]


Special appearances/guests[edit]


Brazil soundtrack[edit]

International soundtrack[edit]

Naraka Club Soundtrack[edit]


Broadscast International[edit]

Argentina Telefe June 23, 2008 -
Uruguay Teledoce 2009
Poland Zone Romantica February 14, 2011 – present
Armenia Armenia TV 2007-2008

External links[edit]

Preceded by
Pé na Jaca
Rede Globo's Novela das Sete
June 2007 - February 2008
Succeeded by
Beleza Pura