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Had its parental rating elevated by Ministry of Justice due to constant violent scenes and sexual overture. Rede Globo however edited several episodes and was allowed to reprise it at an afternoon time-slot in 2009.
Regiane Alves used to burst in tears always when she had to shoot a scene where her spoiled character Dóris was mean to her grandparents. She was once attacked by an old lady with her umbrella while walking.
Fifth collaboration between creator/writer Manoel Carlos and Ricardo Waddington after História de Amor (1995), Anything for Love (1997), Family Ties (2000) and the Presença de Anita (2001).
Dan Stulbach is to this day remembered by his abusive role in this series.
Ricardo Waddington suggested that Giulia Gam read Robin Nowrood's book "Women Who Love too Much" to prepare for her obsessive role.
Unusual for a Brazilian telenovela, the series had 15 different opening sequences which showed photographs sent by its audience, with the women depicted highlighted and their men blurred.
Several episodes (like the finale) were shot and edited on the same day they would be aired.
Telenovela debut of Roberta Rodrigues, Diego Gonçalves and Daniel Zettel. They all have roles in City of God (2002).
Titles considered: "Vidas em Jogo" and "Mulheres Sonhadoras".
Helena Ranaldi and Dan Stulbach joined a campaign against domestic abuse and violence against women, meeting Brazil's then president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva and the federal capitol.
Both Vanessa Gerbelli and Tony Ramos were crying after filming the death of her character in the midst of a Rio gunfire.
For the famous sequence in which the characters of Fernanda and Téo are caught in a Rio crossfire took 10 hours to complete, but a shot of Vanessa Gerbelli getting hit by a bullet had to be filmed again. As the original scenes were filmed open to the public, a camera flash ruined her scene.