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Meirelles, Fernando

Works: 108 works in 630 publications in 12 languages and 8,052 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Fiction  Conspiracy films  Crime films  Television programs  Biography  Melodrama  Disaster films 
Roles: Director, Author, Restager, Performer, Producer, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Film editor, Contributor, pmn, Instrumentalist, Bibliographic antecedent, fmd
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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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
The constant gardener by Fernando Meirelles( visu )
150 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 2,973 libraries worldwide
Als activiste en diplomatenvrouw Tessa op brute wijze wordt vermoord in Kenia, begint haar echtgenoot Justin Quayle een verbeten zoektocht en ontdekt een complot
Cidade de Deus City of God by Fernando Meirelles( visu )
186 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 2,290 libraries worldwide
A tale of how crime affects the poor population of Rio de Janeiro. Though the narrative skips around in time, the main focus is on Cabeleira who formed a gang called the Tender Trio. He and his best friend, Bene, become crime lords over the course of a decade. When Bene is killed before he can retire, Little Ze attempts to take out his arch enemy, Sando Cenoura. But Sando and a young gangster named Manu form an alliance and begin a gang war with Little Ze. Amateur photographer Buscape, a good-natured boy who comically learns that he's not cut out to be a hoodlum, takes pictures of the brutal crime war, making their story famous
Blindness by Fernando Meirelles( visu )
77 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,073 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 ( visu )
22 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 630 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 )
3 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 by Heitor Dhalia( visu )
7 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in Portuguese and held by 249 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( visu )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in Portuguese and French and held by 87 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
VIPs ( visu )
3 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in Portuguese and held by 82 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 ( visu )
23 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 72 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
Cidade dos Homens by Paulo Morelli( visu )
16 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 50 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
Fernando Meirelles : biografia prematura by Maria do Rosário Caetano( Book )
2 editions published in 2005 in Portuguese and held by 26 libraries worldwide
City of God by Paulo Lins( Book )
11 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Welcome to the world's most notorious slum: Rio de Janeiro's "City of God". A place where combat photographers fear to tread, where police rarely go, and residents are lucky if they live to the age of twenty. This is the true story of a young man who grew up on these streets and whose ambition as a photographer is our window in and ultimately may be his only way out
Disaster, 6 movies ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
A collection of six disaster themed movies
Ginga the soul of Brasilian football ( visu )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and Persian and held by 11 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
A busca ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in Portuguese and held by 11 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
Diario de rodaje de "A ciegas" basada en el libro "Ensayo sobre la ceguera" de José Saramago by Fernando Meirelles( Book )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Ginga : el alma del Futbol Brasileño ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in Spanish and held by 9 libraries worldwide
"El secreto de Brasil para dominar el fútbol en el escenario mundial es que los jugadores brasileñospractican el "Ginga", una cualidad física inherente a la juventud del Brasil que les permite dominar el balón, pasar y anotar como si el rival fuera inexistente. El Ginga les permite soñar alto, una manera de no tomar la vida demasiado en serio, una lucha contra las dificultades con el uso adecuado de los pies, talones y caderas. Durante los últimos 505 años, los brasileños han puesto en práctica el "Ginga" en su vida. Nuestra película "Ginga" cuenta las historias increíbles de varios brasileños, de diferentes orígenes sociales, todos, ellos comparten su pasión por el fútbol y la capacidad del ginga. Todos tienen una historia dramática de peso para contar, con cada de allas retrata a Brasil como una cultura amor a la música y el fútbol"--container
Contra todos ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in Portuguese and held by 9 libraries worldwide
"Contra Todos" is a story about the lies, treachery and vengeance of a middle-class family living on the outskirts of São Paulo. Four characters try desperately to change their lives, but are unable to escape their destiny.--IMDb
Cegueira, um ensaio by Fernando Meirelles( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in Portuguese and held by 8 libraries worldwide
City of God ( file )
2 editions published in 2002 in German and held by 8 libraries worldwide
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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
Мейреллиш, Фернанду
Фернанду Мейрелис
פרננדו מאירלס
فرناندو میرلس کارگردان برزیلی
ფერნანდუ მეირელისი
메이렐레스, 페르난도 1955-
English (181)
Portuguese (169)
Spanish (59)
German (45)
French (22)
Multiple languages (21)
Italian (11)
Catalan (3)
Basque (1)
Persian (1)
Dutch (1)
Thai (1)
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