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Barreto, Bruno

Overview
Works: 111 works in 237 publications in 6 languages and 3,649 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Fiction 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Producer, Performer, Scenarist, Film editor, Creator, Conceptor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Bruno Barreto
View from the top by Eric Wald ( Visual )
14 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young woman dreams that being a flight attendant will help her escape from her rural home town. When she ends up stationed in Cleveland she enters into a relationship and begins to question her dreams
Four days in September by Bruno Baretto ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in Portuguese and English and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Brazilian terrorists, in an effort to draw attention to their country's oppressive military regime, kidnap the American ambassador to Brazil
O caminho das nuvens ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in Portuguese and English and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on a true story. A man and his family on a journey 2000 miles across the hinterlands of Brazil on bicycle in search for a good life
Dona Flor e seus dois maridos Dona Flor and her two husbands ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1978 and 2008 in Portuguese and held by 400 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
Bossa nova ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in Portuguese and English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Weaves together three overlapping triangles: Mary Ann, a widowed American schoolteacher who has given up on ever finding love again; Pedro, a suave attorney dealing with a separation from his wife; and Tania, (the wife) who may want him back. Then there's Roberto, Pedro's shy brother, who works for their father in his tailor shop; Acácio, a handsome soccer champ soon to be transplanted to England; Sharon, a feisty law intern; and lastly, the hopeful Nadine, a young bohemian who thinks she's found the man of her dreams on the Internet."--Container
Byebye Brasil ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in Portuguese and held by 163 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
Carried away by Bruno Barreto ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Joseph and Rosalee are small-town teachers and mid-life lovers. Their lives are changed when Joseph succumbs to an intense affair with a precocious young girl, and Rosalee is faced with a desperate choice between her love for Joseph and her pride
O casamento de Romeu x Julieta ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in Portuguese and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shakespeare's classic love story gets a raucously fresh retelling when it is set in the crazed world of passionate soccer fans. Opthalmologist Romeo and his family are obsessed with the Corinthians football team. When Romeo falls for Juliet, the lovely daughter of the archrival Palmeiras club president, he fakes a love for Palmeiras to impress his future father-in-law. The ruse comes to a head when Romeo's true loyalties are revealed, triggering a series of lunatic and hilarious twists that threaten the best laid wedding plans of the star-crossed lovers
Gabriela by Bruno Barreto ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in Brazil, story of a middle-aged bar owner whose passionate romance with young Gabriela sends sparks flying in a town where sex and politics are the main diversions
Reaching for the moon ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on the true love story of Elizabeth Bishop and Lota de Macedo Soares.This sumptuous English-language '50s period piece recounts the years of Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Elizabeth Bishop when she left America to live and write in Rio de Janiero, where she would fall in love with well-off architect Lota de Macedo Soares
Luzia Homem ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1991 in Portuguese and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in the plains of central Brazil, Luzia is the story of a beautiful young woman, a cowgirl with extraordinary rodeo skills, who is caught in a clash between squatters and the powerful ranch owners
Dona Flor and her two husbands by Bruno Barreto ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1977 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When a passionate young widow marries a respectable but undemonstrative man, the naked ghost of her first husband returns to make her life more interesting. Based on the novel by Jorge Amado
Amor bandido ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1979 and 1991 in Portuguese and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The turbulent story of crime and doomed romance set in the tawdry underworld of Rio. Someone is robbing and murdering the cab drivers of the city, and the chief of detectives on the case can do nothing to stop it. Meanwhile, he frequents the local Copacabana strip-joint where his estranged, prostitute daughter works, in the hopes of mending their relationship. The drama mounts when his worlds become inextricably linked."--Container
Romance da empregada ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in Portuguese and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Fausta [is] a quirky cleaning lady whose sexy swinging hips open the door to a more comfortable life. When an old widower breaks the ice and buys Fausta perfume and a drink, she sees a way out of both her dead-end marriage and the shanty town that traps her"--Container
A Show of force ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in Spanish and English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A television reporter risks her career and her life pursuing a shady trail of clues left in the wake of the shooting of two young men at on a mountaintop near a broadcast tower in 1978 Puerto Rico. Were they terrorists or victims of a government conspiracy?"--Http://movies.yahoo.com
Last stop 174 ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A woman unable to pay a debt has her baby taken away from her by a drug dealer. She becomes determined to find her boy after getting her life in order. Another boy finds his mother murdered and runs away to Copacabana where he is caught up in the world of drug use and dealing. Eventually he finds himself in a juvenile detention home and meets the woman's lost son. The woman makes her way to the centre, and mistakes the boy for her own lost son. Despite her efforts to help him, he eventually becomes the hostage-taker on Bus 174
Dona Flor e seus dois maridos by Bruno Barreto ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1975 and 2004 in Portuguese and No Linguistic content and held by 23 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
The Story of Fausta ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1991 in Portuguese and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The comedic story of the romance between a wealthy old widower and his sexy young cleaning lady
Happily ever after ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1988 in Portuguese and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Regina Duarte plays a successful interior designer and houswife. By chance, she meets the man of her dreams. A street hustling bisexual prostitute who leads her away from the safety of her upper middle class existence into a seedy world where she becomes his sultry partner in crime
O beijo no asfalto ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in Portuguese and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A police official, under investigation because of allegations of brutality, is persuaded by a reporter that he can divert attention from these charges if he launches a crusade against homosexuals. The reporter tells him of an incident he has just witnessed in which a male passerby kissed a dying man who had been run over by a bus. A cynical, corrupt, homophobic press sets out to destroy the man
 
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Alternative Names
Barreto 1955
Barreto Bruno 1955-....
Languages
Portuguese (73)
English (35)
German (3)
French (1)
Italian (1)
Spanish (1)
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