Vidas Opostas

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Vidas Opostas
Vidas Opuestas
Genre Telenovela
Created by
  • Luiz Carlos Maciel,
  • Antônio Carlos de Fontoura,
  • Joaquim Assis,
  • Paula Richard,
  • Melissa Cabral
Written by Marcílio Moraes
Directed by
  • Maytê Piragibe,
  • Léo Rosa,
  • Lavínia Vlasak,
  • Marcelo Serrado,
  • Lucinha Lins,
  • Nicola Siri
Music by Chico Buarque
Opening theme "Aquarela do Brasil" (Léo Gandelman)
Country of origin Brazil
Original language(s) Portuguese
No. of episodes 240
Original network Rede Record
Original release November 21, 2006 – August 27, 2007

Vidas Opostas (English: Opposite Lives) is a Brazilian telenovela originally aired on Rede Record.


Because of scenes involving graphic portrayal of nudity, drugs and violence, Vidas Opostas received a 14 rating from the DJCTQ. Reuters and the Wall Street Journal even reported the fact, suggesting that the show has attained considerable success because of violent scenes, unlike most other Brazilian soap operas.

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