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Pêra, Marília

Overview
Works: 59 works in 166 publications in 8 languages and 2,244 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Prison films  Crime films  Social problem films  Television mini-series  Motion pictures  Fiction  Comedy films  Biography 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Singer, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Marília Pêra
 
Most widely held works by Marília Pêra
Central Station by Walter Salles( Visual )

55 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in 7 languages and held by 1,416 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. They then embark on a trip to find his father whom he has never met
Pixote : a lei do mais fraco by Hector Babenco( Visual )

6 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in Portuguese and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ten-year-old Pixote (Portuguese slang for 'Peewee') is one of three million homeless children in Brazil. Hauled off to a crowded detention center, wide-eyed Pixote witnesses rapes, beatings and other acts of random violence by both the guards and the inmates. With the transvestite Lilica and his lover Dito, Pixote escapes from the reform school where he and his friends hit the streets alone, embarking on a life of violence and crime."--Container
Tieta do Agreste by Carlos Diegues( Visual )

4 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in Portuguese and English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El pueblo de Santa Ana Agreste está nervioso y ansioso ante el próximo regreso al pueblo de Tieta después de 26 años de ausencia. Cuando tenía 17 años, su hermana denunció su vida sexual, motivo por el cual, su padre la expulsó de la casa. Ahora viuda de un rico industrial, Tieta es recibida con honores ya que su fortuna es codiciada por muchos, pero ella oculta un oscuro secreto que puede destruir a Santa Ana
Central do Brasil by Walter Salles( Visual )

13 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dora, ex-institutrice, gagne sa vie en écrivant des lettres pour les migrants illettrés à la gare centrale de Rio. Ana et son jeune fils Josue font appel à ses services pour retrouver le père de Josue. Lorsque Dora rentre dans son petit appartement de banlieue, elle fait le tri des lettres de la journée, en envoie certaines, jette les autres et en garde une partie dans un tiroir. C'est ce qui arrive à la lettre de Josue. Quand sa mère meurt, renversée par un bus, Josue demande à Dora de l'aider à retrouver son père. D'abord insensible, Dora finit par accepter de l'aider. (jacquette)
Estacion central de Brasil( Visual )

12 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sinopsis: En los asfixiantes pasillos de la Estación Central de Río, una antigua maestra se gana la vida escribiendo las cartas que le dictan las personas analfabetas que llegan hasta ella. Endurecida por la soledad, por la adversidad, y por ese flujo diario de rostros desesperados que atraviesan la estación, Dora ha ido desarrollando una estoica indiferencia con respecto a la importancia de su misión. Cuando una de las clientes de Dora muere atropellada a la salida de la estación, ésta decide hacerse cargo de su hijo huérfano, Josué, y de compromete a llevarle hasta su padre, viajando con él hasta una zona remota del nordeste de Brasil. A medida que los autobuses van adentrando a la extraña pareja en un terreno cada vez más desconocido, van superando su mutua aversión inicial y se acercan cada vez más el uno al otro para así, al mismo tiempo, acercarse al interior de sí mismos
Mixed blood( Visual )

in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With their flamboyant godmother, Rita La Punta, calling the shots, an underage gang of Brazilian punks set out to conquer New York's Alphabet City's lucrative drug trade. Rita's grisly scheme to regain her son's affection pits one gang against another
O primo Basílio( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in Portuguese and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arriving from London, Basílio falls in love with his cousin Luísa, in Lisbon. But he must go to Brazil, promising he will eventually marry her. As time goes by, he sends her a letter ending the relationship, and she marries Jorge, an engineer. One of Jorge's rich aunts dies, leaving him a small fortune and her former maid Juliana. Juliana obtains love letters between Luísa and Basílio, and starts blackmailing her employer
O rei da noite( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in Portuguese and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In São Paulo, we see the life of a young man through the decades as he lives a Don Juan existence, courting three sisters and having a night life with a pretty young prostitute
JK( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in Portuguese and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mini-series about the life of Brazilian President Juscelino Kubitschek, in office from 1956 to 1961
O Primo basilio( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in Portuguese and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young bride of an exemplary, but frequently absent husband is influenced by a badly married girlfriend. When her ex-fiancé returns from abroad, she resumes her romantic attachment to him. An envious servant blackmails her. The affair leads to tragedy for both of them
Vestido de noiva( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in Portuguese and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1942, in Rio de Janeiro, the twenty-five years old Alaíde is run over while crossing Carioca Street. She arrives in coma in the hospital, and while being submitted to an emergency surgery, she recalls her life since her family moved to a former brothel, mixing hallucination, reality and memory. In her surrealistic daydream, she meets Madame Clessy, the owner of the bordello that died in 1905, killed by her seventeen years old lover, and she tells a passionate and tragic love story between her husband Pedro, her jealous sister Lúcia and herself, and how Madame Clessy died"--IMDB.com
Pixote : the law of the weakest( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in Portuguese and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The plot revolves around Pixote, a young boy who is used as a child criminal in muggings and drug transport. This film drama depicts the context of poverty and injustice that still controls the destiny of the "pixotes," the street children of Brazilian slums
Dias melhores virão( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in Portuguese and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A middle-aged Brazilian woman, who works as a dubber of American television sit-coms, dreams of moving to America and becoming a TV actress herself
Polaróides urbanas( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in Portuguese and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A comedy of manners full of situations and characters that are part of everyday life: a bored housewife, her twin sister in a daze, a psychoanalyst who does not know to be mother, an ambitious girl, a male escort in love, and many others."--Translated from container
Central station by João Emanuel Carneiro( Book )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 4 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
Embarque imediato( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in Portuguese and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young Brazilian's life is turned upside down after his attempt to leave the country is thwarted by his supervisor
Anjos da noite( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in Portuguese and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Experimental movie of the "Novo Cinema Paulista", a movement in the 80's that took place in São Paulo and that was considered nostalgic and nihilistic in the vision of many critics. The metaphoric inconclusive essay about loneliness of the urban citizen in the big city focuses one night in the lives of common people without any judgment or conclusion: Ciça (Be Valerio), the student of sociology researching some tapes; Teddy (Guilheme Leme), a escort man that interacts with all the characters; Marta Brum (Marília Pera), a former successful actress forgotten by the audiences and limited to commercials on TV; Guto (Marcos Nanini), a successful gay that lives in New York and occasionally returns to Brazil for short periods; the director Jorge (Antônio Fagundes), who is interested in having sex with a young actress."--Www.imdb.com
Seja o que deus quiser( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Portuguese and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cac, ̀ a VJ who works for Sô Paulo MTV, comes to Rio de Janeiro to make a report about a new band, whose members are poor and live in a slum called Morro do Alemô. She spends the night with PQD, one of the musicians. The next day, Cac ̀is attacked by two street kids who wanted some money, and thinks PQD is somehow involved. With the police chasing him, PQD decides to go to Sô Paulo to see Cac ̀and prove his innocence. But he meets Cac'̀s brother, Nando, who tries to convince him to take part in a scam
Tieta de Agreste( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in Spanish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tieta by Carlos Diegues( Visual )

3 editions published in 1997 in Portuguese and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sant'Ana Do Agreste, un petit village des environs de Bahia au Brésil, est en ébullition : Tieta, une fille du pays est de retour après 26 ans d'absence. Partie à cause de révélations sur sa sexualité, Tieta est aujourd'hui une femme riche et respectée. Sa beauté, ses moeurs très libres, vont mettre le village sens dessus dessous
 
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Pixote : a lei do mais fraco
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Marília Pêra actrice de cinéma

Marília Pêra actrice uit Brazilië (1943-2015)

Marília Pêra actriz brasileña

Marília Pêra attrice brasiliana

Marília Pêra brasilianische Schauspielerin

Marília Pêra brasiliansk skådespelare

Marília Pêra brasiliansk skodespelar

Marília Pêra brasiliansk skuespiller

Marília Pêra Brazilian actor

Marília Pêra Brazilian actress

Marília Pêra Brazilian actress, activist

Marilija Pera

Marzullo Pêra, Marília 1943-

Pêra, Marília Marzullo 1943-

Pêra, Marília Marzullo 1943-2015

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Марилија Пера

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