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Barreto, Bruno

Works: 100 works in 321 publications in 8 languages and 4,003 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  History  Biographical films  Romance films  Historical films  Road films  Erotic films  Silent films 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Producer, Author, Performer, Restager , fmd, Scenarist, Film editor, Interviewee, Conceptor, Creator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Bruno Barreto
View from the top by Eric Wald( Visual )

23 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman dreams that being a flight attendant will help her escape from her rural home town. When she ends up stationed in Cleveland she enters into a relationship and begins to question her dreams
Four days in September by Bruno Barreto( Visual )

37 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brazilian terrorists, in an effort to draw attention to their country's oppressive military regime, kidnap the American ambassador to Brazil
Dona Flor e seus dois maridos = Dona Flor and her two husbands by Bruno Barreto( Visual )

41 editions published between 1975 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This Brazilian comedy concerns a young widow whose philandering husband unexpectedly dies. Dona Flor then marries the respectable, considerate husband she has yearned for. To her horror and amusement, however, she finds her neglected libido calling her husband back from the grave. (Circulates)
Reaching for the moon by Bruno Barreto( Visual )

13 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and Portuguese and held by 481 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true love story of Elizabeth Bishop and Lota de Macedo Soares.This English-language 1950s period piece recounts the years of Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Elizabeth Bishop when she left America to live and write in Rio de Janiero, where she would fall in love with well-off architect Lota de Macedo Soares
O caminho das nuvens by Wagner Moura( Visual )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in Portuguese and English and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true story. A man and his family journey 2000 miles across the hinterlands of Brazil on bicycle in search of a good life
Bossa nova by Antonio Carlos Jobim( Visual )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Weaves together three overlapping triangles: Mary Ann, a widowed American schoolteacher who has given up on ever finding love again; Pedro, a suave attorney dealing with a separation from his wife; and Tania, (the wife) who may want him back. Then there's Roberto, Pedro's shy brother, who works for their father in his tailor shop; Acácio, a handsome soccer champ soon to be transplanted to England; Sharon, a feisty law intern; and lastly, the hopeful Nadine, a young bohemian who thinks she's found the man of her dreams on the Internet."--Container
Reaching for the Moon( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This sumptuous English-language '50s period piece recounts the mid-life years of Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Elizabeth Bishop (played by Miranda Otto, Lord of the Rings) when she left America to live and write in Rio de Janiero - where she would also fall in love with well-off architect Lota de Macedo Soares (butched up to the hilt by beautifully handsome Brazilian TV star Gloria Pires). Initial hostilities between the pair make way for a complicated yet long-lasting love affair that dramatically alters Bishop's relationship to the world around her
Byebye Brasil( Visual )

2 editions published in 1994 in Portuguese and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brazil, a country coming to an end to make way for another country about to begin
Carried away by Bruno Barreto( Visual )

10 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joseph and Rosalee are small-town teachers and mid-life lovers. Their lives are changed when Joseph succumbs to an intense affair with a precocious young girl, and Rosalee is faced with a desperate choice between her love for Joseph and her pride
O casamento de Romeu x Julieta( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in Portuguese and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's classic love story gets a raucously fresh retelling when it is set in the crazed world of passionate soccer fans. Opthalmologist Romeo and his family are obsessed with the Corinthians football team. When Romeo falls for Juliet, the lovely daughter of the archrival Palmeiras club president, he fakes a love for Palmeiras to impress his future father-in-law. The ruse comes to a head when Romeo's true loyalties are revealed, triggering a series of lunatic and hilarious twists that threaten the best laid wedding plans of the star-crossed lovers
Gabriela by Bruno Barreto( Visual )

14 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Brazil, story of a middle-aged bar owner whose passionate romance with young Gabriela sends sparks flying in a town where sex and politics are the main diversions
Luzia Homem( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in Portuguese and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the plains of central Brazil, Luzia is the story of a beautiful young woman, a cowgirl with extraordinary rodeo skills, who is caught in a clash between squatters and the powerful ranch owners
Amor bandido( Visual )

7 editions published between 1979 and 1991 in Portuguese and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The turbulent story of crime and doomed romance set in the tawdry underworld of Rio. Someone is robbing and murdering the cab drivers of the city, and the chief of detectives on the case can do nothing to stop it. Meanwhile, he frequents the local Copacabana strip-joint where his estranged, prostitute daughter works, in the hopes of mending their relationship. The drama mounts when his worlds become inextricably linked."--Container
Romance da empregada( Visual )

6 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in Portuguese and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Fausta [is] a quirky cleaning lady whose sexy swinging hips open the door to a more comfortable life. When an old widower breaks the ice and buys Fausta perfume and a drink, she sees a way out of both her dead-end marriage and the shanty town that traps her"--Container
Última parada 174( Visual )

16 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman unable to pay a debt has her baby taken away from her by a drug dealer. She becomes determined to find her boy after getting her life in order. Another boy finds his mother murdered and runs away to Copacabana where he is caught up in the world of drug use and dealing. Eventually he finds himself in a juvenile detention home and meets the woman's lost son. The woman makes her way to the centre, and mistakes the boy for her own lost son. Despite her efforts to help him, he eventually becomes the hostage-taker on Bus 174
A Show of force( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A television reporter risks her career and her life pursuing a shady trail of clues left in the wake of the shooting of two young men at on a mountaintop near a broadcast tower in 1978 Puerto Rico. Were they terrorists or victims of a government conspiracy?"--Http://
Happily ever after( Visual )

4 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in Portuguese and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Regina Duarte plays a successful interior designer and houswife. By chance, she meets the man of her dreams. A street hustling bisexual prostitute who leads her away from the safety of her upper middle class existence into a seedy world where she becomes his sultry partner in crime
O beijo no asfalto( Visual )

3 editions published between 1981 and 2005 in Portuguese and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A police official, under investigation because of allegations of brutality, is persuaded by a reporter that he can divert attention from these charges if he launches a crusade against homosexuals. The reporter tells him of an incident he has just witnessed in which a male passerby kissed a dying man who had been run over by a bus. A cynical, corrupt, homophobic press sets out to destroy the man
Romeo & Juliet get married : <<o>> casamento de Romeu e Julieta( Visual )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in Portuguese and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alfredo Baragatti, Anwalt italienischer Herkunft, ist begeisterter Anhaänger der PALMEIRAS, des ersten Fussballclubs von Sao Paulo. Seine Tochter Julieta erzieht er ganz nach seinen Vorstellungen. Hinter ihrem Namen steckt nicht etwa eine diskrete Hommage an den englischen Dichter, vielmehr hat der Vater sie zu Ehren von zwei Fussballstars seiner Lieblingsmannschaft so getauft: Juli steht für Julinho und -eta für Echevarietta. Julieta teilt die Leidenschaft ihres Vaters und ist als Mittelstürmerin beim Frauenteam des Clubs aktiv. Als sie sich eines Tages bei einem Familienstreit verletzt, muss sie zum Augenarzt und lernt Romeo kennen, seines Zeichens inbrünstiger CORINTHIAN-Fan und also ein Anhänger der Erzrivalen der PALMEIRAS. Um seine neue Liebe nicht zu verlieren, gibt Romeo vor, ebenfalls Palmeiras-Fan zu sein, doch als sich die Familien einmischen, wird die Situation explosiv. In einer erfrischenden Uminterpretation der shakespeareschen Balkonszene spitzt sich der Konflikt zu
Caixa dois( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in Portuguese and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Fishy businessman deposits some money in his secretary's (and lover) account. But a typing mistake sends the money to an honest woman's account, whose husband had just been fired."
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Dona Flor e seus dois maridos = Dona Flor and her two husbands
Bossa nova
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Barreto 1955

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Bruno Barreto film director

Bruno Barreto regista brasiliano

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