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Wilker, José

Overview
Works: 62 works in 159 publications in 6 languages and 1,855 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Comedy films  Road films  Erotic films  Film adaptations  History  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Fiction  Documentary films 
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 )

17 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 614 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 )

22 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in Portuguese and held by 468 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 )

3 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in Portuguese and English and held by 223 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
Dona Flor e seus dois maridos Dona Flor and her two husbands by Bruno Barreto( Visual )

16 editions published between 1975 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 200 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 )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in Portuguese and held by 52 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
Os inconfidentes by Joaquim Pedro de Andrade( Visual )

16 editions published between 1969 and 2007 in Portuguese and Undetermined and held by 51 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
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 )

1 edition published in 2007 in Portuguese and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Em algum lugar fora deste mundo by José Wilker( Book )

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

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
Canta Maria( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in Portuguese and held by 9 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
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?
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
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
Jango como, quando o porque se depõe um presidente da República( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in Portuguese and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film depicts the life and career of João Belchior Marques Goulart, known as "Jango", a leader of the Labor Party which eventually (and accidentally) became President of Brazil. Distrusted by the conservative wings and underestimated by the left, Jango defied both sides by presenting a plan for structural reforms in the nation's major problems. His intentions, however, were halted by a military coup, which found no resistance at all, and threw Brazilians into a 20 years dictatorship. This documentary tries to debate how naïf President Jango was and how the right-wing managed to win so easily
Como deixar um relógio emocionado by José Wilker( Book )

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

Casa da mãe Joana( Visual )

in Portuguese and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four roommates who think only of partying, women and shirking work get a big surprise one day, an eviction notice. With no money, they must do what they hate most ... work! The confusion begins when one of them seeks a means of aquiring money without much effort. Of course, as the days pass, the money doesn't appear
Dona Flora and her two husbands( Visual )

in Portuguese and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy about a young and beautiful widow who makes a respectable second marriage but can't escape the high-spirited ghost of her caddish but much-loved first husband
 
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Dona Flor e seus dois maridos = Dona Flor and her two husbands
Alternative Names
José Wilker 1944-2014 Brazilian actor

José Wilker acteur et directeur brésilien

José Wilker acteur uit Brazilië (1944-2014)

José Wilker actor brasileño

José Wilker ator e diretor brasileiro

José Wilker attore e regista brasiliano

José Wilker brasilianischer Schauspieler (1944-2014)

José Wilker de Almeida 1945-2014

Жозе Вилкер

جوزه ویلکر

خوسيه يلكر

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若澤·威爾克

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Dona Flor e seus dois maridos = Dona Flor and her two husbands