The sequence “Rensga Hits!”, which could have its first two episodes aired on Globo’s “Cinema Especial”, on Wednesday (3/8), comes with the need to rework the position of ladies in nation music right into a TV present.
Created for the distribution platform Globoplay, the attraction goals to convey many songs and unreleased songs, in addition to tales from the lyrics of the nice “feminejo” songs.
“The thought was to create a narrative that exhibits the songs sung by girls: completely happy, drunk, crying due to the lack of love… We additionally needed to indicate one face of Brazil, present Goiânia as this musical energy”, defined the producer. Carolina Alckmin (“De Volta aos 15”) concerning the inspiration of the venture, in an interview with the newspaper O Globo.
Written by Renata Corrêa (“Silêncio da Chuva”), the plot follows Raíssa (Alice Wegmann, from “Onde Nascem os Fortes”), a younger girl from the countryside who strikes to the large metropolis with the purpose of changing into a singer. He begins doing small exhibits in a restaurant, however quickly he discovers that certainly one of his songs was stolen and recorded by one other singer, Gláucia (Lorena Comparato, from “Impuros”), beginning a rivalry between the 2.
For the position, Wegmann was primarily based on Marília Mendonça (who was going to take part in love, however ultimately died earlier than), he went to check her manner of talking and singing. “My character in ‘Rensga Hits!’, Raíssa, has at all times been a tribute to him in life. Our nice reference and inspiration”, the actress wrote on Instagram.
Within the third episode of the sequence, the “queen of struggling” is talked about as a reference.
However the starting of Raíssa’s story has one other narrative objective: discovering that her accomplice has a lover and a toddler. It’s an outdated story of infidelity, celebrated in widespread songs – akin to “Infiel”, by Marília Mendonça talked about above -, entitled to some acquainted particulars. The character leaves her boyfriend on the altar, within the countryside, and takes her outdated automobile to Goiânia in quest of her dream.
“There’s nothing like a horn to alter your life, proper? It’s the neatest thing to lift anybody”, joked Alice Wegmann when speaking concerning the character.
Regardless of taking a comedic tone, the plot offers with severe themes akin to machismo and the wage hole between women and men, feminism points that obtain larger projection within the sertanejo universe. As well as, this sequence could have one thing uncommon on this small world: a pair of black singers.
Within the plot, Jeniffer Dias (“Amor de Mãe”) performs the singer Thamyres, who met her brother Theo (Sidney Santiago, from “Second Name”).
“They’re two from the darkish world, I’ve by no means seen them earlier than,” he stated. “I am from Rio, in samba, at some point I used to be requested: ‘Who do you want in sertanejo, who’s your signal?’
In his analysis for the position, Dias spoke to the Barbosa sisters and researched the work of musicians akin to Cascatinha and Inhana, Rick and João Paulo. A number of examples he can discover present a system downside.
“The sequence that brings the duo to the darkish world is a option to change that, to make it change someway”, believes the actress.
As well as, he praises the event of his character. “Thamyres jogs my memory of the nice power and sensitivity of ladies who, regardless of the difficulties, someway managed to bounce again.”
One other one who highlighted the power of her character was the actress Fabiana Karla (“De Perto Ela Não é Regular”), who performs Helena, the proprietor of a recording firm on this sequence.
“She is an especially sturdy girl, her purpose in life is to succeed. She goes above everybody else and, within the eyes of others, she is a machine. She has a profitable and opulent life. ‘inside’, and Helena brings Helena. I’m sturdy, courageous,” he informed Globo.
The manufacturing additionally highlights in its efficiency Deborah Secco (“Salve-se Quem Puder”), Stella Miranda (“Carnaval”), Guida Vianna (“Valentins”), Maurício Destri (seen within the newest clip by Manu Gavassi), Alejandro Claveaux. (“Coisa Mais Linda”) and likewise marks the return of Lúcia Veríssimo to the display, eight years after “Amor à Vida” (2013). And to get into the spirit of the characters, all of them spend three months in Goiânia.
Preparations had been intensive, there have been singing lessons and emphasis, and conferences with essential individuals on this universe. For instance, Alice Wegmann had by no means sung professionally. “Singing is my place to be susceptible, I really feel myself. On my 2020 birthday, Francisco Gil [músico e neto de Gilberto Gil] he gave me a guitar and inspired me to play and sing, however to do it at house,” he defined.
The songs he’ll current are the songs of Bibi and Dudu, who’ve labored with names like Michel Teló and Gusttavo Lima.
Wegmann thinks that the mixture of all these items will be capable of produce nice success – if not in music, then in tv. “‘Rensga Hits!’ it communicates with all of Brazil, with the entire household, with anybody who loves music. It is a sequence that goes by all of the feelings in a really nice manner, and Brazil must snort a bit of”, he factors out.
After the printed of the primary two episodes, directed by Leandro Neri (“Socorro, I turned a Woman!”) and Carolina Durão (“A Vila”), the sequence will likely be obtainable weekly on Globoplay. On Thursday, followers will be capable of watch the primary 4 episodes on the streaming platform.