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Meirelles, Fernando

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Most widely held works about Fernando Meirelles
 
Most widely held works by Fernando Meirelles
The constant gardener by Fernando Meirelles( Visual )

158 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 3,059 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Widescreen (1.85:1) presentation. In a remote area of Northern Kenya, activist Tessa Quayle is found brutally murdered. Tessa's companion, a doctor, appears to have fled the scene, and all the evidence points to a crime of passion. Members of the British High Commission in Nairobi assume that Tessa's widower, their mild-mannered and unambitious colleague Justin Quayle, will leave the matter to them. Haunted by remorse and jarred by rumors of his late wife's infidelities, Quayle surprises everyone by embarking on a personal odyssey that will take him across three continents. Using his privileged access to diplomatic secrets, Justin risks his own life and will stop at nothing to expose the truth - a conspiracy more far-reaching and deadly than Quayle could ever have imagined
Cidade de Deus = City of God by Fernando Meirelles( Visual )

209 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 2,449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of a young man who grew up on the streets of the world's most notorious slum, Rio de Janeiro's City of God, where combat photographers and police rarely go. His ambition to be a photographer is our window in and his only way out
Blindness by Fernando Meirelles( Visual )

81 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,032 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A city is ravaged by an epidemic of 'white blindness.' Those first afflicted are quarantined by the authorities in an abandoned mental hospital where societal norms quickly breaks down. Criminals and the physically powerful prey upon the weak, hoarding the meager food rations and committing horrific acts. Inside the hospital is one eyewitness to the nightmare. Following her husband into the hospital, a woman whose sight is unaffected by the plague goes into quarantine. There, keeping her sight a secret, she guides seven strangers who have become like a family. She leads them out of quarantine and onto the ravaged streets of the city. Their voyage is fraught with danger, but their survival is a reflection of the depth of the human spirit
360 by Fernando Meirelles( Visual )

35 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Starts in Vienna, weaving stories set in Paris, London, Bratislava, Rio, Denver, and Phoenix into a single narrative. A businessman who is tempted to be unfaithful to his wife sets into motion a series of events which ripple around the globe with dramatic consequences
Xingu by Cao Hamburger( Visual )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in Portuguese and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The three Villas Boas brothers, Orlando, Claudio, and Leonardo, are on a mission to protect the indigenous Amazon natives. Seeking adventure, they join the March to the West, an expedition to explore the Amazon rainforest. After befriending the native tribes, they become the leading advocates for the creation of the Xingu National Park
Adrift by Heitor Dhalia( Visual )

9 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in Portuguese and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While spending summer vacation with her family on the idyllic southeast coast of Brazil, fourteen-year-old Filipa discovers that her father, a famous author, is betraying her mother by dallying with a beautiful young American woman. Wrestling with the truth, Filipa will soon discover that her father's infidelity is only the first of many dark secrets that lurk beneath the surface of her seemingly perfect family
Cidade dos Homens = City of Men by Paulo Morelli( Visual )

28 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the adventures of Laranjinha and Acerola, two 13-year-olds as they struggle to grow up in a notorious Rio slum, surrounded by poverty and the temptations offered by the drug trade
Elena( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmmaker Petra Costa presents a medidation on her sister Elena Andrada, who moved to New York from Brazil when Costa was seven to become an actress, where she fell into a state of depression and ended her own life, a mystery that Costa reconstructs with home movies, newspaper clippings, diary entries, and letters
VIPs( Visual )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in Portuguese and held by 81 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
Domésticas : o filme( Visual )

26 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows 5 maids in São Paulo as they interact with each other. Explores their lives, dreams, and hopes
Rio, I love you( Visual )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comprised of short films, each by a different director, set in different neighborhoods in Rio de Janeiro
Der ewige Gärtner( Visual )

16 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in German and Undetermined and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Justin Quayle, Diplomat im britischen Hochkommissariat in Nairobi, ist ein besonnener Mann, der Konflikten eher aus dem Weg geht und sich mit Hingabe seinem Hobbygarten widmet. Sein beschauliches Leben endet mit dem Tag, an dem seine Frau Tess bestialisch ermordet wird. Auf der Suche nach ihrem Mörder findet Justin heraus, dass Tess den illegalen Machenschaften eines britischen Pharmakonzerns auf der Spur war, in die selbst Vertreter aus höchsten Regierungskreisen verwickelt zu sein scheinen
Fernando Meirelles : biografia prematura by Maria do Rosário Caetano( Book )

3 editions published in 2005 in Portuguese and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Stadt der Blinden( Visual )

9 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in German and English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In "Die Stadt der Blinden" werden nach und nach alle Einwohner einer Stadt von Blindheit geschlagen. Diese Situation bildet den Hintergrund für eine von großer psychologischen und soziologischen Kenntnis zeugenden Schilderung von allgemein-menschlichen Verhaltensweisen. So sind seine Protagonisten gleichzeitig individuelle Personen, die einen Entwicklungsprozess durchlaufen, als auch Charaktermasken, die für bestimmte Personengruppen stehen. (Nach der Wikipedia)
City of God by Paulo Lins( Book )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disco 1: Cidade de Deus marcou época na história do cinema brasileiro. Baseado no romance de Paulo Lins, é uma saga urbana que acompanha o crescimento do conjunto habitacional de Cidade de Deus, entre o fim dos anos 60 e o começo dos anos 80, pelo olhar de dois jovens que moram na comunidade: Buscapé, quer ser fotógrafo, e Dadinho, quer se tornar um dos maiores traficantes do Rio de Janeiro
Der ewige Gärtner( Visual )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in German and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Ermordung seiner Frau im afrikanischen Busch bringt einen britischen UN-Mitarbeiter aus dem Gleichgewicht. Zunächst glaubt er an eine Beziehungstat, doch seine Recherchen bringen das Komplott eines weltweit agierenden Pharma-Unternehmens ans Tageslicht, das in Kenia ein unausgereiftes AIDS-Mittel mit verheerenden Folgen testete. Eindrucksvolle Mischung aus Melodram, Thriller und Politdrama, die in einer brisanten Geschichte Verfehlungen der Globalisierungspolitik zu Lasten der Dritten Welt anspricht. Ein ebenso engagierter wie anspruchsvoller Film, hervorragend gespielt und inszeniert. [film-dienst]
Disaster, 6 movies( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of six disaster themed movies
A busca( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in Portuguese and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man who has put his career ahead of everything else in life learns the value of family when his son goes missing
Ginga : the soul of Brasilian football( Visual )

4 editions published in 2005 in English and Persian and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brazil's great secret for dominating world football is hardly a secret at all. Brazilian football players have 'ginga' - a fluid style of movement that raises ball skills to an art form. this documentary goes all over the country, following the development of young football players
L'aveuglement( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in French and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A city is ravaged by an epidemic of 'white blindness.' Those first afflicted are quarantined by the authorities in an abandoned mental hospital where societal norms quickly breaks down. Criminals and the physically powerful prey upon the weak, hording the meager food rations and committing horrific acts. Inside the hospital is one eyewitness to the nightmare. Following her husband into the hospital, a woman whose sight is unaffected by the plague goes into quarantine. There, keeping her sight a secret, she guides seven strangers who have become like a family. She leads them out of quarantine and onto the ravaged streets of the city. Their voyage is fraught with danger, but their survival is a reflection of the depth of the human spirit
 
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The constant gardener
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Fernando Meirelles Brasilianischer Filmregisseur, Filmproduzent und Drehbuchautor

Fernando Meirelles Braziliaans filmregisseur

Fernando Meirelles regista cinematografico e sceneggiatore brasiliano

Fernando Meirelles reżyser brazylijski

Meireles, Fernando

Φερνάντο Μεϊρέγιες Βραζιλιάνος σκηνοθέτης, σεναριογράφος και παραγωγός

Мейреллиш, Фернанду

Фернанду Мейрелис

פרננדו מאירלס

فرناندو ميريليس مخرج أفلام برازيلي

فرناندو میرلس کارگردان برزیلی

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페르난두 메이렐리스

フェルナンド・メイレレス

费尔南多·梅里尔斯

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