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Torres, Fernanda 1965-

Overview
Works: 68 works in 124 publications in 4 languages and 1,867 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Road films  History  Film adaptations  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1995.9.S87, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications by  Fernanda Torres Publications by Fernanda Torres
Most widely held works by Fernanda Torres
Casa de areia The house of sand ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in Portuguese and held by 691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A woman and her mother are sent to an island and spend almost 60 years trying to leave it. Follow three generations of the woman's family as they all try and find happiness on a lagoon surrounded by shifting dunes
Four days in September by Bruno Baretto ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in Portuguese and English and held by 481 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
Terra estrangeira by Walter Salles ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in Portuguese and held by 257 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
O primeiro dia ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in Portuguese and held by 113 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
One man's war ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Joel Filartiga, a doctor running a free health clinic in Paraguay, is an outspoken critic of the government until his son is mysteriously murdered by the local authorities
The house of sand ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A woman and her mother are sent to an island and spend almost 60 years trying to leave it. Follow three generations of the womanś family as they all try and find happiness on a lagoon surrounded by shifting dunes
O judeu ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in Portuguese and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 18th century Portugal, the Jewish writer António José da Silva is accused of heresy despite his "conversion" to Catholicism. Imprisoned and faced with a difficult choice, he must stand up to a ferocious church hierarchy at odds with a decadent monarchy
Agroindustria y empleo : el complejo citrícola del Noreste Entrerriano ( Book )
2 editions published in 2006 in Spanish and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A ostra e o vento ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in Portuguese and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A group of sailors arrive at a deserted island to deliver supplies and find out why there has been no radio contact with the island. They find the place deserted and, as the drama unfolds, characters from different time periods walk through the same scene, commenting on each others actions
Casa de areia ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2006 in Portuguese and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Aurea is brought to the northern Brazilian town of Maranhao by her insane husband Vasco, who suffers from delusions that the barren land may be profitably farmed. A calamitous turn of events leaves Aurea, now pregnant, and her mother Maria alone in the desert in a house full of sand
Saneamento básico o filme ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in Portuguese and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A small community of descendants of Italian immigrants in the interior of the state of Rio Grande do Sul resorts to making a video to try to solve the problems of basic sanitation that plague their village."--www.imdb.com
Inocência ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and Portuguese and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the 19th century, a country girl is seduced by a young doctor who's staying at her house for a few days, caring for her, and tries to hide the forbidden romance from her father, who disapproves of the relationship
Eu sei que vou te amar Love me forever or never ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in Portuguese and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young couple discusses love and existential problems, isolated by the four walls of their apartment
On the road by Walter Salles ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 11 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
Gêmeas ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in Portuguese and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Identical twins Iara and Marilene like to play games with their boyfriends due to their resemblance. After the death of their mother, Mariline meets and falls in love with Osmar. Her sister Iara becomes obsessed with Osmar, and the jealous Marilene poisons her
O João Valentão e outras histórias para teatro de fantoches ( Book )
2 editions published in 1979 in Portuguese and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A mulher invisível ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in Portuguese and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Romantic Pedro is devoted to his wife, and his next-door neighbor Vitoria dreams of him as she listens to him through the wall. Pedro is devastated when his wife leaves him, and is only brought out of his depression when he meets beautiful neighbor Amanda. However, Amanda only exists in his imagination. After Vitoria's obnoxious husband dies, her sister convinces her to meet Pedro-- but after realizing the truth about Amanda, he's not convinced that Vitoria is real
Os normais ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in Portuguese and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Six episodes of the popular Brazilian situation comedy which explores the limits of normal behavior
Tierra extranjera ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in Portuguese and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After his mother dies from the news that the government has taken her life savings, her son decides to leave Brazil and gets involved in a diamond smuggling deal which goes bad
As Cariocas ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in Portuguese and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This series focuses on ten women from ten different communities in Rio de Janeiro. Single, married they all have heir special beauties and personalities
 
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Alternative Names
Monteiro Torres, Fernanda Pinheiro, 1965-
Pinheiro Monteiro Torres, Fernanda, 1965-
Languages
Portuguese (56)
English (8)
Spanish (2)
German (1)
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