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Salles, Walter

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Most widely held works about Walter Salles
 
Most widely held works by Walter Salles
Diarios de motocicleta Motorcycle diaries by Walter Salles( Visual )

78 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,265 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 )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in Portuguese and French and held by 1,510 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 )

47 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,102 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
On the road( Visual )

26 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 996 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
Paris, je t'aime Paris, I love you( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and French and held by 973 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Stories of love from the city of love"--Container
Dark water by Hideo Nakata( Visual )

31 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 952 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
The motorcycle diaries by Walter Salles( Visual )

31 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 560 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 )

26 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 458 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 Breves 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
Paris, je t'aime by Olivier Assayas( Visual )

20 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 433 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
Central Station by Walter Salles( Visual )

43 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a young boy witnesses his mother's accidntal death, a lonely retired schoolteacher reluctantly takes the child under her wing. Although initially distrustful of each other, the two form an uncommon bond, as they venture from the bustling city to Brazil's barren and remote northeast region in search of the boy's father
Madame Satã by Karim Aïnouz( Visual )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in Portuguese and held by 266 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
Terra estrangeira( Visual )

23 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in Portuguese and Spanish and held by 263 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
Cidade baixa( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in Portuguese and held by 122 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 )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in Portuguese and held by 120 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 )

11 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in Portuguese and held by 116 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 abandoned 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 105 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 )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in Portuguese and English and held by 102 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
The motorcycle diaries Diarios de motocicleta by Gael Garca Bernal( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in Spanish and Dutch and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An inspirational adventure, based on the true story of two young men whose thrilling and dangerous road trip across Latin America becomes a life-changing journey of self-discovery
Linha de passe( Visual )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four poor, fatherless brothers in São Paulo aspire to break free of their social status and its trappings. One aspires to be professional soccer player, one takes refuge in Pentacostal religion, another turns to crime, and the youngest skips school to search for his father, who may be a bus driver
Antonio Carlos Jobim an all-star tribute( Visual )

in English and held by 55 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
 
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Diarios de motocicleta Motorcycle diariesThe motorcycle diaries
Alternative Names
Junior, Walter Salles

Junior, Walter Salles 1956-

Moreira Salles, Walter 1956-...

Moreira Salles, Walther 1956-

Moreira, Walter Salles 1956-...

Sales, Vlter

Sales, Vlter 1956-

Salles, Vlter 1956-

Salles, Walther Moreira 1956-

Walter Salles brasilianischer Filmregisseur, Drehbuchautor und Filmproduzent

Walter Salles Braziliaans filmregisseur

Walter Salles Brazilian film director, screenwriter and film producer

Walter Salles brazylijski reżyser i scenarzysta

Walter Salles regista e sceneggiatore brasiliano

Валтер Салис

Саллес, Вальтер

والتر سالس فیلمنامه‌نویس، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان برزیلی

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The motorcycle diariesMadame SatãTerra estrangeiraO primeiro dia