WorldCat Identities

Wilker, José

Overview
Works: 59 works in 135 publications in 5 languages and 1,744 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Fiction  Motion pictures 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by José Wilker
Medicine man by John McTiernan ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dr. Robert Campbell, a brilliant but unorthodox scientist, is racing against time in his bold research for a cure against cancer. Deep in the Amazon rain forest, Campbell is hot on the trail of an amazing discovery, but soon finds himself caught in the midst of an explosive adventure
Byebye Brasil ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in Portuguese and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A hypnotically languorous road movie with an upbeat political kick. The story follows a smalltime traveling sideshow which includes Ciço, a recent addition. A poor villager with a pregnant wife, he has fallen in love with the exotic dancer Salomé. In the end, the troupe heads down dusty roads facing increasing disinterest and social change in Brazil
Dona Flor e seus dois maridos Dona Flor and her two husbands ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in Portuguese and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Dona Flor is selflessly devoted to her drunk, unfaithful husband, Vadinho. He spends every night in the local casino gambling her life savings and returning to her drunk the next morning. Something deep inside Dona Flor keeps her from leaving Vadinho; a burning lust only he can satisfy. Suddenly, Vadinho is dead, and Dona Flor's life collapses. She spends one year in mourning and realizes she needs a man in her life. The local pharmacist proposes, and they marry, sharing a stable calm existence. But Dona needs more. Vadinho responds to Dona Flor's prayers by returning to her as a ghost. She finds herself immersed in a love triangle with two men, each one able to satisfy different needs and both of equal importance. Some would say it's a perfect arrangement ..."--Container
Guerra de Canudos The battle of Canudos ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in Portuguese and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on a true story of the Canudos in northeastern Brazil in the late 1890s. Religious leader, Antonio 'Conselheiro' (Counselor) guides a group of countrymen to establish a community free of rules of the Republic but guards and soldiers of the Republic destroy this community during one of the bloodiest wars fought in Brazil
Dead in the water ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gloria, her boyfriend Danny and their friend Jeff take a yacht to paradise ... but not all return. Gloria invites a handsome stranger for a day on the family yacht. With Danny and Jeff along, the couple takes off for a cruise around the Brazilian coast. After Gloria becomes the desire of all three men, one of them disappears, and the friendships rapidly disintegrate as each one fights for his own survival
Dona Flor e seus dois maridos by Bruno Barreto ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1975 and 2004 in Portuguese and No Linguistic content and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Dona Flor's philandering husband expires, she remarries a boringly proper husband, only to have her dead husband's ghost return to haunt her
Dona Flor e seus dois maridos = Dona Flor et ses deux maris by Bruno Barreto ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in Portuguese and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Em algum lugar fora deste mundo by José Wilker ( Book )
4 editions published in 1979 in Portuguese and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Les conspirateurs by Joaquim Pedro de Andrade ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1969 and 2007 in Portuguese and Undetermined and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Set in the 18th century in the state of Minas Gerais, [... the film] tells the story of the uprising known as the "Inconfidência Mineira", which was inspired by the French Revolution and the American Independence Movement and was Brazil's first attempt at independence from Portugal. Os Inconfidentes traces the rise and fall of Joaquim José da Silva Xavier, aka Tiradentes (José Wilker) charismatic leader of the movement, as well as that of his fellow conspirators. Filmed at the height of Brazil's military dictatorship, this tale of oppression and freedom is peppered with veiled subversive commentary. Based on the poem Romanceiro da Inconfidência (1953) by Cecilia Meireles."--Http://www.worldscinema.com/2010/01/joaquim-pedro-de-andrade-os.htm
La guerra dos canudos The battle of Canudos ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1997 in Portuguese and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It was the biggest production ever for a national film. With a budget of US$6 millions, well above the normal for national productions, the film's quality and professionalism are a visual treat. A cast of hundreds, dazzling special effects, and authentic reconstruction of the real Canudos as well as an astonishing cast of leading characters, all ensured a well-finished product and unquestionable technical and artistic excellence
Bye bye Brasil ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in Portuguese and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows a troup of carnival-type entertainers in a land caught up in an avalanche of social change
Os inconfidentes ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in Portuguese and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dramatization of the ill-fated plotting of a coup d'état by a group of Brazilian military officers, poets and intellectuals and their failed attempt to overthrow the Portuguese Crown and establish a Brazilian Independent Republic in 1789, inspired by Rousseau and the success of the American Revolution
Os inconfidentes The conspirators = Les conspirateurs ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in Portuguese and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fiction. Drame historique. A la fin du XVIIIe siècle, la dure politique fiscale du Portugal appauvrit le peuple. Dans l'état du Minas Gerais, des intellectuels organisent un soulèvement contre le pouvoir colonial. Trahis par l'un des leurs, ils seront tous arrêtés. Il s'agit d'une reconstitution de la Conjuration du Minas, épisode fameux de l'histoire brésilienne. S'appuyant sur les sept volumes des Actes du procès, sur les vers des poètes impliqués dans le complot et sur les poèmes contemporains de Cecilia Meireles, une lecture des événements qui prend ses distances avec l'historiographie officielle.--[linternaute.com]. Avec José Wilker, Luis Linhares, Paulo César Peréio, Fernando Torres.--Les suppléments contiennent, entre autres, 2 documentaires de Joaquim Pedro de Andrade: Garrincha, alegria de um povo (Garrincha, héros du peuple) (1963, 58 min); Aleijadinho (1978, 23 min)
Amazônia de Galvez a Chico Mendes ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in Portuguese and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A miniseries presented on TV Globo from January to April 2007; it recounts the history of Acre and its peoples through its struggles. The period covered begins in 1899 through 3 phases, ending in the decade of the 1980s, with the assassination of Chico Mendes December 22, 1988
O bem amado ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in Portuguese and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Odorico, taking advantage of the vacant job of mayor, decides to run for the position on a platform that he will establish a cemetery in his village. Based on a popular Brazilian television series
Roque Santeiro ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2010 in Portuguese and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This telenovela takes place in the fictional town of Asa Branca, in northeastern Brazil. The altar boy Luiz Roque Duarte, known as Roque Santeiro, was thought to be dead; in his hometown, common people started worshiping him as a saint. Now he's back. How is he going to explain this to them?
JK ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2006 in Portuguese and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mini-series about the life of Brazilian President Juscelino Kubitschek, in office from 1956 to 1961
O maior amor do mundo ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in Portuguese and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A Brazilian astrophysicist who has spent most of his adult life in America returns to his home country to accept a prestigious government award and come to terms with his troubled past after being diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor"--Allmovie.com
Como deixar um relógio emocionado by José Wilker ( Book )
2 editions published in 1996 in Portuguese and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Canta Maria ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in Portuguese and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"After her parents were killed by a troupe of soldiers in search of Lampião, an outlaw living in Northeastern Brazil, Maria marries Filipe, a horse whisperer. But his nephew Coriolano soon develops an attraction for Maria, while a jealous Filipe decides to break his marriage and sends Maria away"--IMDb
 
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