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Salles, Walter

Overview
Works: 132 works in 623 publications in 12 languages and 11,337 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Road films  Romance films  Short films  Action and adventure films  Horror films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Haunted house films  Biographical films 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author of screenplay, Restager, Author, Scenarist, Film editor, Performer, Interviewee, Contributor, fmd, Author of introduction
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Walter Salles
Publications by Walter Salles
Most widely held works about Walter Salles
 
Most widely held works by Walter Salles
The Motorcycle diaries = Diarios de motocicleta by Walter Salles( visu )
141 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 2,920 libraries worldwide
In 1952, a young medical student and a biochemist from Argentina set off on a road trip across South America. As they straddled their beaten up motorcycle, the men talked in awed tones of the sights they were about to experience
Cidade de Deus City of God by Fernando Meirelles( visu )
18 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,555 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
Central do Brasil Central Station by Walter Salles( visu )
86 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in 7 languages and held by 1,497 libraries worldwide
Rio de Janeiro istasyonda çalışan, oraya gelen müşterilere mektup yazıp postalamakla görevli soğuk ve yaşlı bir kadın olan Dora (Fernanda Montenegro), bu kişilerin hiç bir zaman mektuplarını göndermez ve hepsinden nefret eder. Bir gün dokuz yaşında bir çocuk olan Josue (Vinicius de Oliveira), babasını hiç görmemiş ve annesi ile birlikte ona mektuplar yazıyor. Bu mektupları Dora yazıyor. Josue'nin annesi bir gün araba kazasında ölünce Josue'nin sorumluluğunu insanlar değer vermeyen Dora üstlenmek zorunda kalır. Dora ve Josue arasında zamanla sıradışı bir dostluk kurulur
Paris, je t'aime by Olivier Assayas( visu )
31 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,446 libraries worldwide
"Stories of love from the city of love"--Container
On the road by Walter Salles( visu )
17 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 943 libraries worldwide
Avonturen van Sal Paradise en Dean Moriarty tijdens hun reizen van de oost- naar de westkust van de Verenigde Staten in de jaren vijftig van de 20e eeuw, waarbij zij op zoek zijn naar hun eigen identiteit en een doel in het leven
Dark water by Hideo Nakata( visu )
14 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 919 libraries worldwide
Na haar scheiding betrekt een vrouw met haar dochtertje een appartement in een naargeestig flatgebouw waarin vreemde dingen gebeuren
Abril despedaçado by Walter Salles( visu )
18 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 443 libraries worldwide
Als Tonho op bevel van zijn vader de dood van zijn oudere broer moet wreken, begint hij te twijfelen aan de zin van bloedwraak omdat hij weet dat de spiraal van geweld zo nooit zal stoppen
Terra estrangeira by Walter Salles( visu )
37 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 289 libraries worldwide
After the unexpected death of his mother, Paco (Fernando Alves Pinto), 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
Madame Satã by Karim Aïnouz( visu )
9 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in Portuguese and held by 270 libraries worldwide
João Francisco dos Santos, also known as Madame Satã, was one of the most famous drag queens of the 1930s. "Born to slaves in the arid wasteland of Northern Brazil and sold by his mother at the age of 7 for a mule, João Francisco dos Santos battled all stereotypes on the mean streets of Lapa, Rio de Janeíro. Jailed for 27 of his 76 years, dos Santos was an explosive figure prone to excessive bouts of violence and moments of extreme tenderness"--Container
O céu de Suely Suely in the sky by Karim Aïnouz( visu )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in Portuguese and held by 126 libraries worldwide
Hermila takes her newborn son and returns to her village in northeastern Brazil. Realizing she has been abandoned by her husband, she is determined to raise enough money to escape her stifling home town. She raffles off her body as a way to raise money
Linha de passe by Walter Salles( visu )
17 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 126 libraries worldwide
Four poor, fatherless brothers in São Paulo aspire to break free of their social status and its trappings by becoming soccer players
O primeiro dia by Walter Salles( visu )
17 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 125 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
Cidade baixa ( visu )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in Portuguese and held by 123 libraries worldwide
"Sexy Brazilian drama chronicling a love triangle between two best friends, Deco and Naldinho, and a sultry, beautiful young girl, Karinna. Burdened with unbridled passion, the threesome navigates the "lower city" of tropical Salvador da Bahia, stumbling through a treacherous landscape of sex and jealousy. Suffocated and unable to go on, the three must accept one another as lovers, adversaries and ultimately friends; learning to overlook the defiance of their actions and joining one another down an unthinkable path."--Container
Bossa nova ( visu )
5 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 103 libraries worldwide
A history of the origins and development of the Brazilian bossa nova. Contains musical performances, as well as stories and reminiscences from leading figures of bossa nova and commentaries by musicians who trace its influence outside of Brazil
Antonio Carlos Jobim an all-star tribute by Antonio Carlos Jobim( visu )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and Portuguese and held by 56 libraries worldwide
"From Brazil comes this musical tribute to Antonio Carlos Jobim (1927-1994), co-founder and leading composer of the Bossa Nova."--Conteneur
Estacion central de Brasil ( visu )
21 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 33 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
I diari della motocicletta by Walter Salles( visu )
14 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 30 libraries worldwide
Il viaggio di formazione attraverso l'America Latina del giovane studente Ernesto Guevara - era il 1951 e lui era ancora ben lontano dal diventare el Che e dalla rivoluzione cubana - a cavallo della sua sgangherata Norton, "la poderosa", in compagnia dell'amico Alberto Granado. Gli incontri, le fascinazioni Inca a Machu Picchu, la sofferenza, le ingiustizie sociali influenzeranno i due giovani profondamente, segnando il loro destino etico e politico. (laFeltrinelli)
Terra estrangeira by Daniela Thomas( Book )
4 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in Portuguese and Spanish and held by 21 libraries worldwide
Abril despedaçado : história de um filme by Pedro Butcher( Book )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in Portuguese and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Exposure ( visu )
7 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Peter Mandrake is an American photographer on assignment in Rio de Janeiro when he accidentally becomes involved in the corrupt business of drugs and arms dealing. The knife-murder of a young prostitute he once photographed catapults him into a world of terror when the girl's killers suspect that Peter has a missing computer disk containing information that could destroy their operation. Mysterious assailants come to his aprtment where they brutally attack him and rape his girlfriend. Mandrake then plots his revenge
 
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Alternative Names
Junior, Walter Salles
Junior, Walter Salles 1956-
Moreira Salles, Walter 1956-...
Moreira Salles, Walther 1956-
Moreira, Walter Salles 1956-...
Sales, Válter
Sales, Válter 1956-
Salles, Válter 1956-
Salles, Walther Moreira 1956-
Walter Salles brasilianischer Filmregisseur, Drehbuchautor und Filmproduzent
Walter Salles Braziliaans filmregisseur
Walter Salles Brazilian film director, screenwriter and film producer
Walter Salles brazylijski reżyser i scenarzysta
Walter Salles cinéaste
Walter Salles regista e sceneggiatore brasiliano
Валтер Салис
Саллес, Вальтер
والتر سالس فیلمنامه‌نویس، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان برزیلی
साँचा:Walter Salles
ვალტერ სალისი
바우테르 살리스
ウォルター・サレス
Languages
Portuguese (167)
Spanish (131)
English (67)
French (37)
German (24)
Italian (13)
Multiple languages (13)
Chinese (6)
Dutch (2)
Turkish (1)
Japanese (1)
Catalan (1)
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