WorldCat Identities

Barreto, Bruno

Works: 113 works in 367 publications in 7 languages and 4,072 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Comedy films  History  Historical films  Romance films  Biographical films  Animated films  Juvenile works  Children's films 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Producer, Author, Performer, Restager , Scenarist, fmd, Other, Contributor, Film editor, Conceptor, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Bruno Barreto
View from the top by Eric Wald( Visual )

25 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 647 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
Reaching for the moon by Bruno Barreto( Visual )

21 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in English and Portuguese and held by 596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true love story of Elizabeth Bishop and Lota de Macedo Soares. This English-language 1950s 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
Four days in September by Bruno Barreto( Visual )

35 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 537 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
Dona Flor e seus dois maridos = Dona Flor and her two husbands by Bruno Barreto( Visual )

44 editions published between 1975 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 477 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
O caminho das nuvens by Wagner Moura( Visual )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in Portuguese and English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true story. A man and his family journey 2000 miles across the hinterlands of Brazil on bicycle in search of a good life
Bossa nova( Visual )

17 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Love flows like music in this romantic comedy set in beautiful Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. BOSSA NOVA 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; Acacio, 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. With gorgeous locales and heartfelt performances from Oscar-nominated Amy Irving (Best Supporting Actress, Yentl, 1983) and a cast of Brazilian favorites, BOSSA NOVA will whisk you away with a refreshing look at the complexities of love
Carried away by Bruno Barreto( Visual )

10 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 114 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
Byebye Brasil( Visual )

2 editions published in 1994 in Portuguese and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film follows a troup of carnival-type entertainers in a land caught up in an avalanche of social change
O casamento de Romeu x Julieta( Visual )

4 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in Portuguese and held by 105 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 )

15 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 87 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
Luzia Homem( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in Portuguese and held by 66 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
Amor bandido( Visual )

8 editions published between 1979 and 1991 in Portuguese and held by 63 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
A Show of force by Bruno Barreto( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 44 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://
Romance da empregada( Visual )

6 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in Portuguese and held by 42 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
The middle of the world : o caminho das nuvens( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in Portuguese and held by 28 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
Última parada 174( Visual )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in Portuguese and held by 23 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 center, and mistakes the boy for her own lost son. Despite her efforts to help him, he eventually becomes the hostage-taker on Bus 174
O beijo no asfalto( Visual )

3 editions published between 1981 and 2005 in Portuguese and held by 21 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
Romeo & Juliet get married( Visual )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in Portuguese and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fussball oder Liebe oder beides? Brasilien und Fussball: Das sind zwei Stichworte, die 2006 und 2014 eine besonders gewichtige Rolle spielen, denn eine Fussball-WM steht an, und die ist ohne die gelben Ballzauberer nicht denkbar. Einstimmen kann man sich in der erfrischenden Komödie von Bruno Barreto, die von der Liebe und vom Fussball handelt und von der Frage, wie das zusammengeht. Romeo ist Augenarzt und Fan der Corinthians, Julia spielt Fussball in einem Frauenteam und ist eingeschworen auf die Palmeiras. Was nun, wenn die beiden sich verlieben? Ein höchst vergnüglicher Blick ins Leben und Lieben am Rand des Fussballfelds, ein Film, der sowohl Fussballfans als auch Fussballmuffel zu unterhalten vermag
The Story of Fausta( Visual )

2 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in Portuguese and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The comedic story of the romance between a wealthy old widower and his sexy young cleaning lady
Happily ever after by Jonathan Couch( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in Portuguese and held by 18 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
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Audience level: 0.34 (from 0.19 for View from ... to 0.90 for O beijo no ...)

Dona Flor e seus dois maridos = Dona Flor and her two husbands
Bossa nova
Alternative Names
Barreto 1955

Barreto Bruno 1955-....

Bruno Barreto brasilianischer Regisseur, Filmproduzent und Drehbuchautor

Bruno Barreto Braziliaans filmregisseur

Bruno Barreto film director

Bruno Barreto réalisateur de films

Bruno Barreto regista brasiliano

Bruno Barreto stiúrthóir scannán

Баррету, Бруну

Бруну Барету

Бруну Баррету

برونو بارتو فیلمنامه‌نویس، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان برزیلی

برونو باريتو

바레토, 브루노 1955-