Over the past few months, SIC has closed several deals worldwide and continues its journey to present its awarded fiction around the globe. After its debut in Russia and outstanding record-breaking performance in Portugal, ‘Lucky Break’ arrives in Poland, airing daily at 6 pm, on Public TV station TVP1.
‘Lucky Break’ premiered in Portugal on May 27, 2019. The show did the turnover on Portuguese ratings due to being a truly inspirational and relatable story. It is all about caring and cherishing the most important values in life, “We’re only truly wealthy, when we have everything money can’t buy”. The inspirational story of a humble woman, who wins the lottery, and her dream to find her long lost son, while impacting the small community she lives in. Who never dreamed of winning the lottery? A narrative that could be yours!
"Lucky Break" is based at the once quiet village of Alvorinha is suddenly put on the map when Maria do Céu wins the lottery. She is now one of the richest women in the country and everyone celebrates her victory. A hard-working widow, dear to everyone in town, up until now she made a humble living selling fruit at the market, to support her two children Bruno and Telma while hep her parents.
Telma is good-hearted but is naïve and dreams of fame. She will be ecstatic when she realizes she is rich and will be able to satisfy all her materialistic fantasies. She will fall in love with journalist Ricardo. Bruno is the opposite, responsible and hardworking. He will have to deal with several challenges, being the biggest girlfriend Jessica's betrayal and finding out if he is the father of the child she carries.
Now that she has money, Céu’s goals are to allow her family to live a good life and find her missing son Rafael. As a pregnant teen the newborn was taken away from her when childhood sweetheart Zé Luís and her family were manipulated by Preciosa, Zé’s mother, to give up the baby for adoption.