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Salles, Walter

Overview
Works: 196 works in 626 publications in 12 languages and 11,216 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Road films  Motorcycle films  Historical films  Romance films  Short films  Action and adventure films  Horror films  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author of screenplay, Restager, Author, Conceptor, Film editor, Scenarist, Performer, Interviewee, fmd, Author of introduction, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 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 )
127 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,910 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 )
17 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,585 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
Paris, je t'aime by Olivier Assayas( visu )
28 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,456 libraries worldwide
"Stories of love from the city of love"--Container
Central Station by Walter Salles( visu )
15 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 1,044 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
Dark water by Walter Salles( visu )
12 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 907 libraries worldwide
DVD : Dahlia has started a new life. She is recently separated from her husband, has a new job and a new apartment, she's determined to put her estranged relationship behind her and devote herself to raising her daughter, Ceci. Then when her strained separation turns into a bitter custody battle, her situation takes a turn for the worse. Her new apartment seems to have a life of its own. Mysterious noises, persistent leaks of dark water, and strange happenings cause her imagination to run wild. This all leads Dahlia on a puzzling and mystifying pursuit to find out who is behind the endless mind games. She begins to frantically search for the links between the riddles and the dark water seems to close in around her
On the road by Walter Salles( visu )
11 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 858 libraries worldwide
Traveling cross-country, young writer Sal Paradise has his life shaken by the arrival of free-spirited Dean Moriarty and his girl, Marylou. As they travel across the country, they encounter a mix of people who each impact their journey indelibly
Abril despedaçado ( visu )
13 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 435 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 ( visu )
27 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 273 libraries worldwide
"After the unexpected death of his mother, Paco, 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. But when the exchange goes bad, he finds himself on the run from an underworld thug and in the arms of Alex, a beautiful woman caught up in the Portuguese black market."--Container
Madame Satã by Karim Aïnouz( visu )
8 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
Linha de passe Une famille brésilienne by Walter Salles( visu )
18 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 128 libraries worldwide
Four poor, fatherless brothers in São Paulo aspire to break free of their social status and its trappings by becoming soccer players
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
O primeiro dia by Walter Salles( visu )
16 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 122 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
O céu de Suely = Suely in the sky by Karim Aïnouz( visu )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in Portuguese and held by 121 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
Bossa nova ( visu )
4 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 102 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
On the road ( visu )
3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 97 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
Central do Brasil by Walter Salles( visu )
20 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 61 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)
Antonio Carlos Jobim : an all-star tribute ( visu )
in English and held by 57 libraries worldwide
From Brazil comes this musical tribute to Antonio Carlos Jobim (1927-1994), co-founder and leading composer of the Bossa Nova
Jia Zhang-ke, a guy from Fenyang = Fenyang xiaozi Jia Zhangke ( visu )
2 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in Chinese and held by 54 libraries worldwide
A documentary following Chinese director Jia Zhangke to Fenyang, his birthplace, in the Shanxi province in Northern China, and to the locations of his films
I diari della motocicletta ( visu )
16 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 33 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)
Estacion central de Brasil ( visu )
21 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in 3 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
 
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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
ולטר סאלס
والتر سالس فیلمنامه‌نویس، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان برزیلی
साँचा:Walter Salles
ვალტერ სალისი
바우테르 살리스
살레스, 월터 1956-
살리스, 바우떼르 1956-
셀러스, 월터 1956-
ウォルター・サレス
華特·薩勒斯
Languages
Spanish (116)
Portuguese (106)
English (56)
French (31)
Italian (18)
German (17)
Multiple languages (12)
Chinese (3)
Dutch (2)
Turkish (1)
Japanese (1)
Catalan (1)
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