Avenida Brasil (Brazil Avenue) is a Brazilian primetime telenovela created by João Emanuel Carneiro, aired on Citi TV.

The plot follows the dramatic story of Rita (Débora Falabella), a sweet young woman who struggles to recover part of the life her ruthless gold digging stepmother, Carminha (Adriana Esteves), took from her when she was only a child.
When Rita’s father dies accidentally and prematurely at the hand of Tufão (Murilo Benício) but directly related to Carminha’s scheme, Carminha and her lover, Max (Marcello Novaes), send the young girl off to live in a landfill, so that she doesn’t stand in the way of their plan to get rich.