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Salles, Walter

Overview
Works: 169 works in 619 publications in 9 languages and 11,357 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Melodrama  Fiction  Motion pictures  Film and video adaptations  Diaries  Folklore 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author of screenplay, Film editor, Conceptor, Performer, Scenarist, Interviewee, Author of introduction, Actor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Walter Salles
Diarios de motocicleta Motorcycle diaries by Walter Salles ( Visual )
72 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 2,239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1952, a young medical student and a biochemist from Argentina set off on a road trip across South America. As they straddled their beaten up motorcycle, the men talked in awed tones of the sights they were about to experience
Cidade de Deus City of God by Matheus Nachtergaele ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in Portuguese and French and held by 1,484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Built in the 1960s, Cidade de Deus (City of God) is a sprawling housing project built to keep the poor as far as possible from Rio's glamorous beaches and resorts. By the 1980s, it has degenerated into a war zone so dangerous that visitors from outside risk being shot to death on sight, a poisonous stew of poverty, drugs, and crime. "If you run away, they get you, and if you stay, they get you, too," says Rocket, who wants to be a photographer. Rocket's brother, friends, and neighbors begin with truck stick-ups, which lead to brothel hold-ups that lead to murder that leads to coke dealing that leads to street brawls with armies of gun-toting 11-year-olds. Soon a full-scale gang war rages in the City of God--understandably not covered by wary Rio photojournalists--but just the opportunity Rocket needs to make his move, get a job at a newspaper, and get out
Central do Brasil Central Station by Walter Salles ( Visual )
41 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,090 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
Paris, je t'aime Paris, I love you ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and French and held by 954 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The world's top directors and some of America's top stars create a panoramic portrait of Paris. Find yourself transported by these sexy, romantic, haunting, dramatic, and beautiful stories
Dark water by Hideo Nakata ( Visual )
31 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 934 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dahlia has started a new life. She is recently separated from her husband, has a new job and a new apartment, she's determined to put her estranged relationship behind her and devote herself to raising her daughter, Ceci. Then when her strained separation turns into a bitter custody battle, her situation takes a turn for the worse. Her new apartment seems to have a life of its own. Mysterious noises, persistent leaks of dark water, and strange happenings cause her imagination to run wild. This all leads Dahlia on a puzzling and mystifying pursuit to find out who is behind the endless mind games. She begins to frantically search for the links between the riddles and the dark water seems to close in around her
On the road ( Visual )
26 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 921 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Traveling cross-country, young writer Sal Paradise has his life shaken by the arrival of free-spirited Dean Moriarty and his girl, Marylou. As they travel across the country, they encounter a mix of people who each impact their journey indelibly
The motorcycle diaries by Walter Salles ( Visual )
36 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An adventure, based on the true story of Ernesto Guevara and Alberto Granado, whose thrilling and dangerous road trip across Latin America becomes a life-changing journey of self-discovery
Abril despedaçado by Ismail Kadare ( Visual )
22 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two families, who both grow sugar cane, have been squabbling over the ownership of a piece of land for years. The disagreement then turned violent. The Breveses, a much smaller family, have been suffering more than their rivals and a steady drop in sugar prices has also left the family with little but their pride. When the eldest son of the Breveses family is killed, his father orders his next-oldest son to kill one of the Ferreira boys. He finds himself questioning the wisdom of this bloody rivalry, and he ponders his fate while spending time with his younger brother
Central Station by Walter Salles ( Visual )
45 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 435 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
Paris, je t'aime by Olivier Assayas ( Visual )
20 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Each director was invited to tell a story set in one of the Paris neighborhoods. the result is a kaleidoscope of stories about joy, separation, unexpected strange encounters and most of all, about love
Terra estrangeira by Walter Salles ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in Portuguese and held by 268 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 squalor, 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
Madame Satã by Karim Aïnouz ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in Portuguese and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
João Francisco dos Santos, also known as Madame Satã, was one of the most famous drag queens of the 1930s. "Born to slaves in the arid wasteland of Northern Brazil and sold by his mother at the age of 7 for a mule, João Francisco dos Santos battled all stereotypes on the mean streets of Lapa, Rio de Janeíro. Jailed for 27 of his 76 years, dos Santos was an explosive figure prone to excessive bouts of violence and moments of extreme tenderness"--Container
Cidade baixa ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in Portuguese and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Sexy Brazilian drama chronicling a love triangle between two best friends, Deco and Naldinho, and a sultry, beautiful young girl, Karinna. Burdened with unbridled passion, the threesome navigates the "lower city" of tropical Salvador da Bahia, stumbling through a treacherous landscape of sex and jealousy. Suffocated and unable to go on, the three must accept one another as lovers, adversaries and ultimately friends; learning to overlook the defiance of their actions and joining one another down an unthinkable path."--Container
O céu de Suely Suely in the sky ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in Portuguese and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hermila takes her newborn son and returns to her village in northeastern Brazil. Realizing she has been abandoned by her husband, she is determined to raise enough money to escape her stifling home town. She raffles off her body as a way to raise money
O primeiro dia by Walter Salles ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in Portuguese and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Refusing to spend the last day of the 20th century in prison, João agrees to murder his best friend in return for his freedom. Out of desperation, Maria, a beautiful young speech therapist looks to end her life after being adbadoned by the man she loves. João and Maria meet and make a commitment to reclaim their hope and begin a new life
Bossa nova ( Visual )
4 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A history of the origins and development of the Brazilian bossa nova. Contains musical performances, as well as stories and reminiscences from leading figures of bossa nova and commentaries by musicians who trace its influence outside of Brazil
Abril despedaçado ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in Portuguese and English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Feature film from Brazil. Drama. In rural Brazil in 1910, Tonho struggles with his father's order to avenge his brother's death
Linha de passe ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Four poor, fatherless brothers in São Paulo aspire to break free of their social status and its trappings by becoming soccer players
Antonio Carlos Jobim an all-star tribute ( Visual )
in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"From Brazil comes this musical tribute to Antonio Carlos Jobim (1927-1994), co-founder and leading composer of the Bossa Nova."--Conteneur
On the road Sur la route by Walter Salles ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La jaquette indique : "Au lendemain de la mort de son père, Sal Paradise, apprenti écrivain, rencontre Dean Moriarty, jeune ex-taulard au charme ravageur, marié à la très séduisante Marylou. Entre Sal et Dean, l'entente est immédiate et fusionnelle. Assoiffés de liberté, les deux amis décident de prendre la route avec Marylou et partent à la rencontre du monde, des autres et d'eux-mêmes."
 
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Alternative Names
Junior, Walter Salles
Junior, Walter Salles 1956-
Moreira Salles, Walter 1956-...
Moreira Salles, Walther 1956-
Moreira, Walter Salles 1956-...
Sales, Válter
Sales, Válter 1956-
Salles, Válter 1956-
Salles, Walther Moreira 1956-
Languages
Portuguese (141)
English (84)
Spanish (80)
French (30)
German (23)
Italian (7)
Chinese (2)
Multiple languages (2)
Turkish (1)
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