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Wilker, José

Overview
Works: 69 works in 158 publications in 4 languages and 1,849 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Comedy films  Road films  Erotic films  Film adaptations  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Fiction  Television mini-series 
Roles: Actor, Author, Performer, Narrator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by José Wilker
Medicine man by John McTiernan( Visual )

10 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 597 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 )

23 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in Portuguese and held by 478 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 by Bruno Barreto( Visual )

9 editions published between 1975 and 2008 in Portuguese and No Linguistic content and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A beautiful young woman marries a very erotic man who is a horrible husband. When he unexpectedly dies, she marries again, but misses the passion of her first marriage ... until the ghost of her first husband comes to find her
Dona Flor e seus dois maridos Dona Flor and her two husbands( Visual )

3 editions published between 1989 and 1994 in Portuguese and held by 178 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 41 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 25 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 = Dona Flor et ses deux maris by Bruno Barreto( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in Portuguese and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dans une petite ville du Brésil, Vadinho, mari de Dona Flor, amant de la vie de bohème, du jeu et des femmes, meurt soudain en plein Carnaval. Dona Flor se remarie avec un très sérieux pharmacien avec qui elle mène une vie paisible. Mais l'érotisme de son premier mari commence à lui manquer et elle est bientôt surprise par le fantôme de Vadinho qui revient pour la séduire. La belle Dona Flor va alors vivre avec deux maris. Adaptée du célèbre roman de Jorge Amado, une comédie de moeurs qui fut l'un des grands succès du cinéma brésilien."--Boîtier
Les conspirateurs by Joaquim Pedro de Andrade( Visual )

9 editions published between 1969 and 2007 in Portuguese and Undetermined and held by 20 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
Os inconfidentes( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in Portuguese and held by 19 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
Em algum lugar fora deste mundo by Jos Wilker( Book )

4 editions published in 1979 in Portuguese and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dona Flor and her two husbands by Bruno Barreto( Visual )

5 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in Portuguese and English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Dona Flor's philandering husband expires, she remarries a boringly proper husband only to have husband number one's ghost return
La guerra dos canudos The battle of Canudos( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in Portuguese and held by 11 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
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)
O maior amor do mundo( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in Portuguese and held by 11 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
O bem amado( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in Portuguese and held by 10 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
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
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
Canta Maria( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in Portuguese and held by 8 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
O quinto dos infernos( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in Portuguese and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Visão cômica e romanceada da história do Brasil, centrada nas aventuras do imperador Dom Pedro I e seu amigo plebeu, o Chalaça. Fatos históricos e fictícios misturam-se, no período que vai da chegada da família real portuguesa até a morte de Dom Pedro
Como deixar um relógio emocionado by Jos Wilker( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in Portuguese and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Jos Wilker 1944-2014 Brazilian actor

Jos Wilker acteur et directeur brsilien

Jos Wilker actor brasileo

Jos Wilker ator e diretor brasileiro

Jos Wilker attore e regista brasiliano

Jos Wilker brasilianischer Schauspieler (1944-2014)

Jos Wilker de Almeida 1945-2014

Жозе Вилкер

جوزه ویلکر

خوسيه يلكر

ჟოზე ვილკერი

若澤威爾克

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