Very few Brazilian artists are so identified with their people, with the periphery life, as Regina Casé is. Very few names leave such a distinctive, coherent and funny mark on TV history, bringing laughter and dignity to the needy, opening to them a space so they can register their desires, yearnings, preferences and complaints.
On December 28th, 1994, Regina takes part of another success of Brazilian TV: the show “Brasil Legal”. Originally, it has been broadcasted as part of Globo’s special programming for Christmas and New Year, but it officialy débuts in May 1995. With this show, Regina travels through Brazil and the world, interviewing people (mainly unknown people) whose stories reveal a unusual Brazil to Brazilian people.
Regina continua com um pé na dramaturgia e outro no comando de programas no decorrer da década.
Thoughout the decade, Regina continues acting and working as TV host. In 2001, she plays a role in the soap-opera “As filhas da mãe”, by Silvio de Abreu, and also hosts the show “Um pé de quê?” (Futura channel), telling the story of several tree species, relating them with Brazilian literature. In 2002, she ventures into film direction, together with director Fernando Meirelles on the episode “Wólace e João Victor”, the pilot of the “Cidade dos homens” series. Regina then directed other episodes: “Tem que ser agora”, in 2003, “Pais e filhos”, in 2004 (whose leading actor, Douglas Silva, receives a Emmy nomination for Best Actor), and “As aparências enganam”, in 2005.