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Mantovani, Bráulio

Overview
Works: 55 works in 175 publications in 8 languages and 3,300 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  History  Police films  Crime films  Comedy films  Melodrama  Action and adventure films  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Author, Producer, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PN1997.C586, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Bráulio Mantovani
Cidade de Deus City of God by Matheus Nachtergaele( Visual )

39 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,674 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
O ano em que meus pais saíram de férias( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in Portuguese and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mauro is a 12-year-old boy, who is left to fend for himself when his parents 'go on vacation' during the military dictatorship in 1970's Brazil. The culturally diverse community of São Paulo unites to watch Pelé lead his country in winning the World Cup of soccer
Tropa de elite Elite squad by José Padilha( Visual )

17 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the story of the BOPE, a SWAT-like team at war with the drug lords of Rio de Janeiro. Racing against time, its hard-driving captain puts a pair of rookies through hell in an effort to shape a worthy successor and clear out a drug-infested slum before his imminent retirement
Tropa de elite. o inimigo agora e outro = Elite squad 2, the enemy within( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in Portuguese and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captain Nascimento has risen in his career to become the commander-in-chief of Rio de Janeiro's BOPE (Special Police Operations Battalion) and later, a populist choice as the Sub-Secretary of Intelligence. In his new post, Nascimento strengthens BOPE and cripples the drug trade even further, bringing it to its knees. But soon he comes to a sobering realization that upon doing so, he ends up aiding his true enemies: Corrupt cops and dirty politicians with major electoral interests
The year my parents went on vacation( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in Portuguese and English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mauro is a 12-year-old boy, who is left to fend for himself when his parents 'go on vacation' during the dictatorial regime in 1970's Brazil. The culturally diverse community of São Paulo unites to watch Péle lead his country in winning the World Cup of soccer
Elite squad the enemy within by Wagner Moura( Visual )

5 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in Portuguese and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Captain Nascimento has risen in his career to become the commander-in-chief of Rio de Janeiro's BOPE (Special Police Operations Battalion) and later, a populist choice as the Sub-Secretary of Intelligence. In his new post, Nascimento strengthens BOPE and cripples the drug trade even further, bringing it to its knees. But soon he comes to a sobering realization that upon doing so, he ends up aiding his true enemies: Corrupt cops and dirty politicians with major electoral interests
VIPs( Visual )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in Portuguese and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true story of one of the world's most legendary con men. Marcelo, an average teenager, always wanted to be someone, else. Always impersonating those around him and dreaming of traveling the world and living the high life as a pilot like his father, he runs away from home. But what begins as just another flight of fancy will send Marcelo from the seamy criminal underworld to the glamorous world of high society
Linha de passe( Visual )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in Portuguese and Undetermined and held by 39 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
Cidade de Deus La cité de Dieu by Fernando Meirelles( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in Portuguese and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

City of God La cité de Dieu( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in Portuguese and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

See the world's most notorious slum, Rio de Janeiro's City of God, where combat photographers and police rarely go. The true story of a young man who grew up on these streets and whose ambition as a photographer is our window in and his only way out
Tropa de elite 2 = O inimigo agora é autro( Visual )

7 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Después de un motín en la cárcel, el capitán Nascimiento destapa una conspiración política que estan implicados funcionarios de gobierno y grupos paramilitares
Elite Squad( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thunderous gun battles and powerhouse performances anchor the groundbreaking story of the BOPE, a SWAT-like team at war with the drug lords of Rio de Janeiro. Racing against time, its hard-driving captain puts a pair of rookies through hell in an effort to shape a worthy successor and clear out a drug-infested slum before his imminent retirement
Última parada 174( Visual )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in Portuguese and held by 18 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 center, and mistakes the boy for her own lost son. Despite her efforts to help him, he eventually becomes the hostage-taker on Bus 174
Last stop 174( Visual )

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

"Street kid Sandro is bringing himself up on the violent streets of Rio's favelas. When he survives the brutal 1993 massacre of homeless children at the Candelária Church, his life is changed forever. Trying to negotiate this dangerous world of drugs and blood without family or education, Sandro reunites with an acquaintance, Alessandro, in a juvenile correctional facility at the age of 17. Teaming up to break out of the prison, they are soon fast friends, but when a seductive young woman threatens to tear them apart, Sandro sinks deeper and deeper into the quicksand of drug use and paranoia, until fate takes him down a cruel and destructive path... Rigorously reconstructed and filmed at the actual locations of the June 12, 2000 bus-jacking that was beamed live to TV audiences worldwide, Last Stop 174 is a compelling, disturbing and adrenaline-pumping drama"--Distributor's website
City of God by Paulo Lins( Book )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in Portuguese and Spanish and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cidade de Deus, the City of God welcome to one of Rio's most notorious slums. A place where the streets are awash with drugs, where violence can erupt at any moment, over drugs, money and love but also where the samba beat rocks til dawn, where the women are the most beautiful on earth, and where one young man wants to escape his background and become a photographer. -- Back cover
City of God : a screenplay by Bráulio Mantovani( Book )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Takes place in Rio de Janeiro's City of God, the world's most notorious slum where combat photographers and police rarely go. Tells of a poor, young black man named Buscapé, who grew up on these streets and whose ambition as a photographer is our window in and his only way out. Based on a true story
City of men = Cidade dos homens by Paulo Morelli( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in Portuguese and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by the film "City of God" City of Men follows the adventures of two teenage boys as they struggle to grow up in their neighbourhood
La cité de dieu by Fernando Meirelles( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in French and Portuguese and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dans une favela populaire de Rio de Janeiro, Fusée est un gamin de onze ans, pauvre, frêle et trop timide pour devenir hors-la-loi. Il grandit dans un environnement violent, mais rêve de devenir photographe professionnel. Petit Dé, un enfant du même âge, rêve quant à lui de devenir le plus grand criminel de Rio, et commence son apprentissage pour la pègre locale
Cidade de Deus by Fernando Meirelles( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in Portuguese and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The world's most notorious slum is Rio de Janeiro's City of God, where combat photographers and police rarely go. Presents the true story of a young man who grew up on those streets and whose ambition as a photographer is our window in and his only way out
City of God( )

2 editions published in 2002 in German and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
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Brulio Mantovani Brazilian screenwriter and author

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