In a world where just about everyone is concerned about their different shapes, sizes and colors producer Ilana Rehavia takes us from the beaches to the countryside of Brazil to see what the people have to say.
Brazilian Beauty was produced by Ilana Rehavia of the BBC’s Brazilian Service. It airs as part of the international documentary exchange series, crossing boundaries.
Take a cosmetic vacation (and listen to "The Girl From Ipanema" ONE more time)!
Brazilian Tourism Portal
Maps and facts about Brazil.
1985 movie with Robert DeNiro.
The Ipanema Way
by: Oskar Metsavaht, Teixeira Patricia 2007
The 30-Day ''No-Diet'' Pleasure Plan for Losing Weight and Getting More Out of Life
Insight Guide: Brazil
by: Jane Ladle 1999
This travel guide to Brazil covers history, culture, the arts, places of interest, and travel tips on planning, getting around, lodging, dining, activities, shopping, and language.
A History of Modern Brazil
by: Colin M. MacLachlan 2003
Colin MacLachlan uses a political narrative to frame the evolution of national culture and the formation of national identity. He evaluates Brazilian myths, stereotypes, and icons such as soccer and dancing as part of the historical analysis.
Beauty from Afar
by: Jeff Schult, John J. Corey, Curtis Schroeder (Afterword), John Corey (Foreword by) 2006
A Medical Tourist's Guide to Affordable and Quality Cosmetic Care Outside the U.S.