82. Lindonéia, a Gioconda do Subúrbio (Lindonéia, Mona Lisa of the Suburbs), 1966. Based on a sensational newspaper story of a romance gone awry, Gerschman parodies the story that caught the popular imagination and the contemporary middle-class phenomenon of rapid and ephemeral fame or notoriety created by the mass media.
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