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Meirelles, Fernando

Overview
Works: 154 works in 671 publications in 12 languages and 8,305 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Fiction  Conspiracy films  Crime films  Biographical films  Historical films  Action and adventure films  Biography 
Roles: Director, Author, Restager, Performer, Producer, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Film editor, fmd, Instrumentalist, pmn, Contributor, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Fernando Meirelles
Publications by Fernando Meirelles
Most widely held works about Fernando Meirelles
 
Most widely held works by Fernando Meirelles
Cidade de Deus = City of God by Fernando Meirelles( visu )
178 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 2,337 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
The constant gardener by Fernando Meirelles( visu )
124 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 2,199 libraries worldwide
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
Blindness by Fernando Meirelles( visu )
67 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,015 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
The constant gardener ( visu )
4 editions published in 2006 in 3 languages and held by 704 libraries worldwide
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
360 ( visu )
24 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 613 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 ( visu )
2 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in Portuguese and held by 251 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 ( visu )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in Portuguese and held by 222 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
Elena by Pier Francesco Cavalli( visu )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 102 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
Domésticas : o filme ( visu )
18 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 70 libraries worldwide
The story of the rough, intertwined lives of a handful of 'domestics' in Sao Paulo and their poignant struggle against the challenges of the huge metropolis, and the difficult balancing of work, family, and different interpersonal relationships
VIPs ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in Portuguese and held by 68 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
Cidade dos homens = City of men ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in Portuguese and held by 63 libraries worldwide
"The City is a shantytown located in one of the many mountains of Rio de Janeiro. The Men are two 13-year-old kids, Laranjinha and Acerola. This series brilliantly mixes humor and reality to explore life in the 'favelas' and in particular the indomitable spirirt of two best friends growing up in one of the most volatile communities in the world."--Container
Der ewige Gärtner ( visu )
21 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in German and Undetermined and held by 61 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
Rio, I love you ( visu )
1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
Comprised of short films, each by a different director, set in different neighborhoods in Rio de Janeiro
City of men by Regina Casé( visu )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 35 libraries worldwide
Inspired by the film "City of God". "Taking place in a notorious Rio slum, and filmed on location using local actors ... City of Men follows the adventures of two teenage boys ... as they struggle to grow up surrounded by poverty and the lucrative temptations offered by the drug trade" (container)
Die Stadt der Blinden ( visu )
8 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in German and English and held by 30 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)
Fernando Meirelles : biografia prematura by Maria do Rosário Caetano( Book )
3 editions published in 2005 in Portuguese and held by 27 libraries worldwide
Cidade dos Homens by Paulo Morelli( visu )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 26 libraries worldwide
Follows the adventures of 2 teenage boys, Laranjinha and Acerola, as they struggle to grow up surrounded by poverty and the lucrative temptations offered by the drug trade. Filmed on location in a notorious Rio de Janeiro slum and using local actors to capture the gritty realism of Brazilian street life
Adrift = Deriva ( visu )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in Portuguese and held by 25 libraries worldwide
It is the 80's, and fourteen year-old Filipa is spending her vacation at Búzios, Rio de Janeiro, with her father, Mathias, her alcoholic mother, Clarice, and her two younger siblings in their beach house. When Filipa feels that the relationship of her parents is deteriorating, she snoops in her father's office. There she finds pictures of Mathias with his American lover Ângela hidden in a drawer of his desk. When Mathias and Clarice announce to their children that they are not going to live together for a period, the confused Filipa believes that Ângela is the responsible for the separation of her parents and discovers that the marriage of Mathias and Clarice is built on a bed of lies
Disaster, 6 movies ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
A collection of six disaster themed movies
City of God by Paulo Lins( Book )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 17 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
 
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Alternative Names
Fernando Meirelles Brasilianischer Filmregisseur, Filmproduzent und Drehbuchautor
Fernando Meirelles Braziliaans filmregisseur
Fernando Meirelles Brazilian film director, producer and screenwriter
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 میرلس کارگردان برزیلی
ფერნანდუ მეირელისი
메이렐레스, 페르난도 1955-
페르난두 메이렐리스
フェルナンド・メイレレス
费尔南多·梅里尔斯
Languages
English (177)
Portuguese (146)
Spanish (52)
German (42)
Multiple languages (22)
French (18)
Italian (11)
Catalan (4)
Basque (2)
Turkish (1)
Dutch (1)
Thai (1)
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