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Mantovani, Bráulio

Overview
Works: 43 works in 201 publications in 8 languages and 3,487 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fiction  Police films  Crime films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Action and adventure films  History  Comedy films  Sports films 
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 Fernando Meirelles( Visual )

81 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,904 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 by Cao Hamburger( Visual )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 545 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 Communist regime in 1970s 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 Wagner Moura( Visual )

25 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 458 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 )

1 edition published in 2011 in Portuguese and held by 260 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 )

1 edition published in 2012 in Portuguese and held by 69 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 Une famille brésilienne by Walter Salles( Visual )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in Portuguese and Undetermined and held by 47 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
Última parada 174( Visual )

11 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 33 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
Elite squad : the enemy within( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in Portuguese and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After a prison riot, Captain Nascimiento, now a high ranking security officer in Rio de Janeiro, is swept into a bloody political dispute that involves government officials and paramilitary groups"--IMDb
Tropa de elite 2 = O inimigo agora é autro( Visual )

8 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After a prison riot, Captain Nascimiento, now a high ranking security officer in Rio de Janeiro, is swept into a bloody political dispute that involves government officials and paramilitary groups"--IMDb
VIPs( Visual )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in Portuguese and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the life of one of the world's biggest frauds
City of men by Regina Casé( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in Portuguese and French and held by 13 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
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

A tale of how crime affects the poor population of Rio de Janeiro. Though the narrative skips around in time, the main focus is on Cabeleira who formed a gang called the Tender Trio. He and his best friend, Bene, become crime lords over the course of a decade. When Bene is killed before he can retire, Little Ze attempts to take out his arch enemy, Sando Cenoura. But Sando and a young gangster named Manu form an alliance and begin a gang war with Little Ze. Amateur photographer Buscape, a good-natured boy who comically learns that he's not cut out to be a hoodlum, takes pictures of the brutal crime war, making their story famous
City of God by Paulo Lins( Book )

3 editions published in 2003 in Portuguese and held by 12 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
Tropa de elite 2 : o inimigo agora e outro( Visual )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in Portuguese and English and held by 8 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
City of God( )

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

Perácio : relato psicótico by Bráulio Mantovani( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in Spanish and Portuguese and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

City of God( )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La cité des hommes. by Regina Casé( Visual )

in French and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Acérola et Larajinha sont deux jeunes garçons de 13 ans qui tentent de sortir de la favela malgré la double pression qu'exercent les trafiquants de drogue d'un côté, et le manque d'argent de l'autre. La Cité des Hommes est la chronique de leur quotidien, de leur tentatives pour s'en sortir et des obstacles qui se dressent sur leur chemin
Troupe d'élite l'ennemi intérieur( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in Portuguese and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rio, ligne 174 by Bruno Barreto( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in French and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Bráulio Mantovani Brasilianischer Drehbuchautor und Autor

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Bráulio Mantovani Brazilian screenwriter and author

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