The Presence of Anita

Presença de Anita is a 2001 Brazilian miniseries based on the novel of the same name written by Mário Donato. An obsession, seduction and death story about the 18-year old lolita-type girl, Anita and the 45-year old family man, Fernando, it stars Mel Lisboa and José Mayer as the main characters. Mel Lisboa, who was 19 at the time, had her acting debut in this series, playing her most-famous role up to today. The series, directed by Ricardo Waddington and Alexandre Avancini, aired on Rede Globo from August 7 through August 31, 2001, in 16 chapters.

The Presence of Anita