1 user

The Party 

O Rebu (original title)
A huge party with guests who are hiding secrets and desires ends with a body floating in the pool: a murder where everyone is a suspect.




3 wins & 11 nominations. See more awards »




Series cast summary:
Patricia Pillar ...  Ângela Mahler 36 episodes, 2014
Tony Ramos ...  Carlos Braga Vidigal 36 episodes, 2014
Sophie Charlotte Sophie Charlotte ...  Maria Eduarda 'Duda' Mahler 36 episodes, 2014
Daniel de Oliveira Daniel de Oliveira ...  Bruno Ferraz 36 episodes, 2014
Cássia Kis Cássia Kis ...  Gilda Rezende 36 episodes, 2014
José de Abreu ...  Bernardo Rezende 36 episodes, 2014
Vera Holtz Vera Holtz ...  Vic Garcez 36 episodes, 2014
Camila Morgado ...  Maria Angélica Garcez 36 episodes, 2014
Mariana Lima ...  Roberta Camargo 36 episodes, 2014
Maria Flor Maria Flor ...  Camila Pamplona 36 episodes, 2014
Eucir de Souza Eucir de Souza ...  Brandão 36 episodes, 2014
Jean Pierre Noher ...  Pierre Bonnet 36 episodes, 2014
Claudio Jaborandy ...  Severino 36 episodes, 2014
César Ferrario César Ferrario ...  Adão 36 episodes, 2014
Laura Neiva ...  Betina Rosemberg 36 episodes, 2014
Val Perré Val Perré ...  Zé Maria 36 episodes, 2014
Bianca Müller Bianca Müller ...  Mirna 36 episodes, 2014
Anna Cotrim Anna Cotrim ...  Lourdes 36 episodes, 2014
Antônio Fábio Antônio Fábio ...  Nilo 36 episodes, 2014
Elea Mercurio Elea Mercurio ...  Ludmila 36 episodes, 2014
Rodrigo Rangel Rodrigo Rangel ...  Canetti 36 episodes, 2014
Nikolas Antunes Nikolas Antunes ...  Fininho 36 episodes, 2014
Olívia Torres Olívia Torres ...  Valentina Rezende 36 episodes, 2014
Luciana Brites Luciana Brites ...  Ana Paula 36 episodes, 2014
Miguel Arraes Miguel Arraes ...  Michel Rezende 36 episodes, 2014
Nicola Lama Nicola Lama ...  Stefano Giorgio 36 episodes, 2014
Hossen Minussi Hossen Minussi ...  Alfredo Matos 36 episodes, 2014
Anna Tokiko Anna Tokiko ...  Magda 36 episodes, 2014
Marcelo Torreão Marcelo Torreão ...  Antenor 36 episodes, 2014
Nando Brandao Nando Brandao ...  H.D. 36 episodes, 2014
Bel Kowarick Bel Kowarick ...  Lídia Vidigal 36 episodes, 2014
Michel Noher ...  Antônio Gonzalez 36 episodes, 2014
Pablo Sanábio Pablo Sanábio ...  Francisco 'Kiko' Pereira 36 episodes, 2014
Vinícius de Oliveira Vinícius de Oliveira ...  Eduardo 36 episodes, 2014
Dira Paes ...  Rosa Nolasco 36 episodes, 2014
Júlio Andrade ...  Oswaldo Pamplona 36 episodes, 2014
Jesuíta Barbosa ...  Alain 36 episodes, 2014
Marcos Palmeira Marcos Palmeira ...  Delegado Nuno Pedroso 36 episodes, 2014
Learn more

More Like This 

The Favorite (2008–2009)
Drama | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

The friendship of two women is torn apart as one, supposedly innocent, is accused of murdering the other one's husband.

Stars: Patricia Pillar, Cláudia Raia, Mariana Ximenes
Vale Tudo (TV Series 1988)
Crime | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  

Fátima Accioly is a young, callous woman who wants to be rich and successful at any price. After selling her family's house in the country, she heads to Rio and gets to know dress man César... See full summary »

Stars: Regina Duarte, Antônio Fagundes, Glória Pires
Verdades Secretas (2015–2021)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

Intending to aid her family, a beautiful young girl accepts the job in a prominent model casting agency, only to discover their girls are also hired for something else.

Stars: Reynaldo Gianecchini, Camila Queiroz, Marieta Severo
Side by Side (2012–2013)
Comedy | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Two women of different origins and social classes fight for their rights in the conservative society of Rio de Janeiro of the early 20th century.

Stars: Marjorie Estiano, Camila Pitanga, Patricia Pillar
Pepper Chocolate (2003–2004)
Romance | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A humble girl who rises to become a wealthy, vengeful widow returns to the small town that humiliated her and to the man she loved, bringing their young son.

Stars: Mariana Ximenes, Murilo Benício, Priscila Fantin
Doomed (TV Mini-Series 2014)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

A young sommelier returns to his hometown and gets involved with three different women, leading to a life driven by jealousy, desire and vengeance.

Stars: Murilo Benício, Patricia Pillar, Cauã Reymond
Under Pressure (TV Series 2017)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

A medical drama series portraying patient-doctor dramas in a substandard hospital in the suburbs of Rio de Janeiro.

Stars: Júlio Andrade, Marjorie Estiano, Pablo Sanábio
So Normal (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Five years before the events in the television series take place, Rui and Vani meet and fall in love on the day of their respective wedding ceremonies - to different people, in the same church.

Director: José Alvarenga Jr.
Stars: Luiz Fernando Guimarães, Fernanda Torres, Marisa Orth
Cutie Pie... Her Loves and Sins (TV Mini-Series 1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

A big tragedy happens in one of Espirito Santo's most prominent families after the teenager Engraçadinha seduces her cousin Sílvio, who's engaged to her best friend Letícia. Years later, ... See full summary »

Stars: Ângelo Antônio, Mylla Christie, Alexandre Borges
Drama | Comedy | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

A mid-aged and troublesome man finds inspiration for his newest romance in a lonely, mysterious and seductive nymphet.

Stars: Mel Lisboa, José Mayer, Helena Ranaldi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

After blooming with her new tv show, Dona Hermínia must deal with the problems of her grown up kids as she realizes they are Leaving home. In the middle, she must face the struggles of ... See full summary »

Director: César Rodrigues
Stars: Paulo Gustavo, Rodrigo Pandolfo, Mariana Xavier
Biography | Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

The life and times of Cazuza, Brazilian singer/poet/enfant terrible, from his start with rock group "Barão Vermelho", to his death from Aids, in 1990, showing his career, love affairs, and involvement with drugs.

Directors: Walter Carvalho, Sandra Werneck
Stars: Daniel de Oliveira, Marieta Severo, Reginaldo Faria


A glamorous reception at businesswoman Angela Mahler's mansion attracts high society: businessmen, powerful women, and bons vivants looking for some fun. Unexpectedly, a body is found in the pool and what was a party, becomes a crime scene. Thus begins a frantic hunt for the murderer. Trapped inside the house and in the investigators' crosshairs, all the guests are suspects. The story occurs over a 24-hour period in a web of suspense, ambition, ulterior motive and uncontrollable passion.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

murder | See All (1) »


An evening of glamour, ambition and murder.

Parents Guide:

View content advisory »

User Reviews

A turning point in Brazilian soap operas
9 August 2014 | by mirwais-orbitSee all my reviews

"Rebu" is a jargon in Brazilian Portuguese language that defines a popular commotion, a confusion within a bunch of people that may happen at indoor or outdoor places. This is a remake based on a successful original soap opera of the same name originally aired and produced in 1974 by Globo channel, the major television company in Brazil. Although called a remake, this is a completely different production updated to our present time.

The story is about a crime committed in a private party hosted by Angela Mahler, one of the richest and most important women of the country (in the original production the host was a man, Conrad Mahler) and it takes place in her isolated mansion in Rio de Janeiro city. The body is found floating in the pool at dawn and everybody in the party is a suspect because everyone knew the murdered and each of them had personal reasons and interests to be the murderer.

The original story development was a revolution and also an evolution in soap operas because it happens in a 24 hour time set that is now divided into 36 episodes (the original production had 112 episodes). It was a daring project because the main question was how to keep the audience alive for months without losing interest during a story set in a so short time with characters always in the same place and wearing the same outfits. Though a recurring format in foreign TV shows nowadays, the plot was innovative at that time and it never happened to be redone in further Brazilian soap operas since then. The story unfolds gradually, giving time to audience get to know each one of the characters and their personal stories. The tension grows as the clues lead to unveil other crimes, lies and the real nature of each one, making the title a meaningful word throughout the plot development.

For sure the remake is one of the most refined soap operas produced by Globo channel. The top notch ensemble cast and the mesmerizing production are the highlights and also a welcome breath of fresh air to the current and mature audience tired of lame stories and average productions. The entire production has been filmed with 4k technology and the director was not afraid to abuse of wide angles and long tracking shots, a bold cinematography method used by the most perfectionist directors in the world, but never used before to improve the cheap look of Brazilian ordinary soap operas. Despite the 25 minutes episodes and some clichéd acting, there are a lot of unusual great qualities that makes it a turning point to the Brazilian television dramaturgy and elevates it to a cinematic level.

Patricia Pillar (as Angela Mahler), Cassia Kis Magro (as Gilda Rezende, Angela's best friend and confident) and some of the supporting cast like Tony Ramos (as Carlos Braga, the main antagonist ), Jose de Abreu (as Bernardo Rezende, Gilda's husband), Vera Holtz (as socialite Vic Garcez), Camila Morgado (as Maria Angelica, Vic's daughter) and Mariana Lima (as Roberta Camargo, the party promoter) are the wheels of the entire plot and the most experienced actors. Unfortunately there are those ones who pull the quality back like Dira Paes (as police officer Rosa Nolasco), who is a good actress but unfortunately lacks of an effective direction, surprisingly giving a lame performance full of clichéd mannerisms to appear tough and reasonable, but never achieving the excellence of the already mentioned great cast.

Anyway, as said before, for so many great qualities, this makes "O Rebu" one of the most noticeable soap operas to date and also a turning point in Brazilian television dramaturgy that needs to be taken as primary example in further productions by Globo channel.

10 of 10 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See one user review »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.


Official Sites:

Official site [Brazil]





Release Date:

14 July 2014 (Brazil) See more »

Also Known As:

La Fiesta See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs



Color (HD)
See full technical specs »

Contribute to This Page

Your Next Binge Watch Awaits

Looking for something to watch? Check out IMDb's "What to Watch" series to find out what's really worth watching.

Recently Viewed