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Bernstein, Marcos 1970-

Overview
Works: 38 works in 140 publications in 8 languages and 2,107 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Biographical films  Biography  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Film adaptations  Motion pictures  Detective and mystery films  Comedy films 
Roles: Scenarist, Author of screenplay, Author, Director, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Marcos Bernstein
Central Station by Walter Salles( Visual )

39 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in 6 languages and held by 1,358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inside Rio de Janeiro's busy Central Station, two unlikely souls become linked when a young boy witnesses his mother's accidental death, and a lonely retired school teacher reluctantly takes him under her wing. Although initially distrustful of each other, the two form an uncommon bond as they venture from Rio to Brazil's barren and remote northeast region searching for the boy's father. Together they embark on a journey that restores the woman's spirit and teaches the boy precious life lessons
Terra estrangeira by Walter Salles( Visual )

15 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in Portuguese and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After the unexpected death of his mother, Paco, an aspiring actor from Sao Paulo, longs to leave his native Brazil. Tired of living in suqalior, he accepts a 'delivery job' from a shady antique dealer and travels to Lisbon carrying a violin filled with uncut diamonds. But when the exchange goes bad, he finds himself on the run from an underworld thug and in the arms of Alex, a beautiful woman caught up in the Portuguese black market."--Container
O outro lado da rua( Visual )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in Portuguese and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Regina, a lonely 65 year old who works on the neighborhood watch for the police in Copacabana in Brazil, believes she has witnessed a murder in the building across the street, and ends up getting involved with the suspect in a potentially dangerous chain of events that will force her to take stock of her life in a way that she could never have imagined"--Container
Pierre Fatumbi Verger : mensageiro entre dois mundos = messenger between two worlds( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in Portuguese and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retracing the adventurous life of photographer Pierre Verger, part of a French generation of ethnographers, this documentary reveals the reciprocal cultural influences between Brazil and the region of Benin and Nigeria in Africa
Central do Brasil by Walter Salles( Visual )

12 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dora, ex-institutrice, gagne sa vie en écrivant des lettres pour les migrants illettrés à la gare centrale de Rio. Ana et son jeune fils Josue font appel à ses services pour retrouver le père de Josue. Lorsque Dora rentre dans son petit appartement de banlieue, elle fait le tri des lettres de la journée, en envoie certaines, jette les autres et en garde une partie dans un tiroir. C'est ce qui arrive à la lettre de Josue. Quand sa mère meurt, renversée par un bus, Josue demande à Dora de l'aider à retrouver son père. D'abord insensible, Dora finit par accepter de l'aider. (jacquette)
Central station by João Emanuel Carneiro( Book )

5 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in Portuguese and English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a young boy witnesses his mother's accidental death, a lonely, retired school-teacher reluctantly takes the child under her wing
Brazilian western( Visual )

4 editions published in 2014 in Portuguese and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man named Joô leaves Salvador in search for a better life and goes to Brazil. There, he meets a young woman whom he falls in love with and wishes to build a better future. But his involvement with drug trafficking may ruin everything, as his main competitor becomes his enemy
Zuzu Angel by Sérgio Rezende( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in Portuguese and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zuzu Angel( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in Portuguese and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of Zuzu Angel, a famous Brazilian fashion designer in the 70's, who searches for her son Stuart, a member of a leftist university group who suddenly disappears during the darkest era of Brazilian military regime and media censorship
Estacion central de Brasil( Visual )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sinopsis: En los asfixiantes pasillos de la Estación Central de Río, una antigua maestra se gana la vida escribiendo las cartas que le dictan las personas analfabetas que llegan hasta ella. Endurecida por la soledad, por la adversidad, y por ese flujo diario de rostros desesperados que atraviesan la estación, Dora ha ido desarrollando una estoica indiferencia con respecto a la importancia de su misión. Cuando una de las clientes de Dora muere atropellada a la salida de la estación, ésta decide hacerse cargo de su hijo huérfano, Josué, y de compromete a llevarle hasta su padre, viajando con él hasta una zona remota del nordeste de Brasil. A medida que los autobuses van adentrando a la extraña pareja en un terreno cada vez más desconocido, van superando su mutua aversión inicial y se acercan cada vez más el uno al otro para así, al mismo tiempo, acercarse al interior de sí mismos
O Xangô de Baker Street( Visual )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in Portuguese and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Para Sherlock Holmes aquele seria mais um caso como outro qualquer, a não ser por um pequeno detalhe-- aconteceu no Brasil. Agora, ele precisará muito mais do que su formalidade britânica, faro apurado e seu fiel ajudante ao descobrir que neste país nada é elementar."--Container
Meu pé de laranja lima by Marcos Bernstein( Visual )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in Portuguese and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zezé, almost eight years old, lives with his poor family in the country. He's sensible, he's precocious, and he's a story teller. His favorite activity is to make mischief at home and in his neighborhood. His favorite refuge is a sweet orange tree to which he can unload all the bad things that happen to him, all the good news and all his secret tricks. Then he strikes up an unlikely friendship with the town's eccentric
Terra estrangeira by Daniela Thomas( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in Portuguese and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brasil, 1990. O plano Collor é anunciado. Sem perspectiva em um país tomado pelo caos, Paco. um jovem de 20 anos de idade, opta pelo exílio após a morte da mãe. Parte para Portugal, aceitando uma encomenda suspeita para pagar a viagem. Em lisboa, Alex, uma brasileira de 25 anos, acaba de deixar o namorado, envolvido na mesma teia de contrabando. Os destinos desses dois jovens vão se aproximar, inexoravelmente, numa fuga desesperada ... Mesclando o thriller, o filme de estrada e um romantismo à flor da pele, "Terra Estrangeira" se tornou um filme-culto pela liberdade de sua narrativa e originalidade de suas imagens. Um filme lírico e poético, com atores luminosos, que marcou o cinema brasileiro dos anos 90
Faroeste caboclo( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in Portuguese and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man is arrested after killing the man that murdered his father. After his release from prison, he moves to Brasilia to find his cousin and get a job, which he finds out is in the drug trade. Can there be a happy ending to his story?
Somos tão jovens( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in Portuguese and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film about the influential Brazilian singer Renato Russo, with the focus on his adolescence, his physical problems, and the discovery of his love for music
Chico Xavier( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in Portuguese and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of spiritual medium and author Francisco Candido Xavier
Mi viejo( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in Spanish and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the age of 93 Giuseppe Padovani is reaching critical point. His health is failing, the business he built with his wife has been sold by their son, and now a young woman appears that reminds him of his wife who died 60 years ago
Oriundi( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in Portuguese and Italian and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Curitiba, Southern Brazil, elderly patriarch Giuseppe Padovan, an Italian immigrant nearing the end of his life, suddenly finds himself longing for his one true love, the woman he married and then suddenly lost in a tragic airplane accident more than 60 years ago
Inesquecível( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in Portuguese and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Laura goes to Buenos Aires and falls for the photographer Guilherme. When she returns to Brazil, her homeland, she discovers Guilherme is actually her fiancé's best friend."--Www.imdb.com
Pierre Verger mensageiro entre dois mundos( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in Portuguese and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retracing the adventurous life of photographer Pierre Verger, part of a French generation of ethnographers, this documentary reveals the reciprocal cultural influences between Brazil and the region of Benin and Nigeria in Africa
 
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Terra estrangeira
Alternative Names
Berstein, Marcos

Marcos Bernstein Brasilianischer Drehbuchautor und Filmregisseur

Marcos Bernstein Brazilian screenwriter and film director

Marcos Bernstein filmregisseur uit Brazilië

Маркус Бернстейн

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Central station