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Salles, Walter

Works: 112 works in 622 publications in 11 languages and 11,387 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Road films  Film adaptations  Motorcycle films  Historical films  History  Romance films  Short films  Diaries  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author of screenplay, Restager , Author, Scenarist, Film editor, Performer, Interviewee, fmd, Contributor, Author of introduction
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Walter Salles
Most widely held works by Walter Salles
The Motorcycle diaries = Diarios de motocicleta by Walter Salles( Visual )

170 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 2,985 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1952, a young medical student and a biochemist from Argentina set off on a road trip across South America. As they straddled their beaten up motorcycle, the men talked in awed tones of the sights they were about to experience
Cidade de Deus City of God by Fernando Meirelles( Visual )

18 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Built in the 1960s, Cidade de Deus (City of God) is a sprawling housing project built to keep the poor as far as possible from Rio's glamorous beaches and resorts. By the 1980s, it has degenerated into a war zone so dangerous that visitors from outside risk being shot to death on sight, a poisonous stew of poverty, drugs, and crime. "If you run away, they get you, and if you stay, they get you, too," says Rocket, who wants to be a photographer. Rocket's brother, friends, and neighbors begin with truck stick-ups, which lead to brothel hold-ups that lead to murder that leads to coke dealing that leads to street brawls with armies of gun-toting 11-year-olds. Soon a full-scale gang war rages in the City of God--understandably not covered by wary Rio photojournalists--but just the opportunity Rocket needs to make his move, get a job at a newspaper, and get out
Central Station by Walter Salles( Visual )

105 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in 9 languages and held by 1,532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rio de Janeiro istasyonda çalışan, oraya gelen müşterilere mektup yazıp postalamakla görevli soğuk ve yaşlı bir kadın olan Dora (Fernanda Montenegro), bu kişilerin hiç bir zaman mektuplarını göndermez ve hepsinden nefret eder. Bir gün dokuz yaşında bir çocuk olan Josue (Vinicius de Oliveira), babasını hiç görmemiş ve annesi ile birlikte ona mektuplar yazıyor. Bu mektupları Dora yazıyor. Josue'nin annesi bir gün araba kazasında ölünce Josue'nin sorumluluğunu insanlar değer vermeyen Dora üstlenmek zorunda kalır. Dora ve Josue arasında zamanla sıradışı bir dostluk kurulur
Paris, je t'aime by Olivier Assayas( Visual )

33 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Stories of love from the city of love"--Container
On the road by Jack Kerouac( Visual )

17 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 946 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Avonturen van Sal Paradise en Dean Moriarty tijdens hun reizen van de oost- naar de westkust van de Verenigde Staten in de jaren vijftig van de 20e eeuw, waarbij zij op zoek zijn naar hun eigen identiteit en een doel in het leven
Abril despedaçado by Walter Salles( Visual )

20 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Als Tonho op bevel van zijn vader de dood van zijn oudere broer moet wreken, begint hij te twijfelen aan de zin van bloedwraak omdat hij weet dat de spiraal van geweld zo nooit zal stoppen
Terra estrangeira by Walter Salles( Visual )

36 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the unexpected death of his mother, Paco (Fernando Alves Pinto), an aspiring actor from Sao Paulo, Longs to leave his native Brazil. Tired of living in squalor, he accepts a "delivery job" from a shady antique dealer and travels to Lisbon carrying a violin filled with uncut diamonds
Madame Satã by Karim Aïnouz( Visual )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in Portuguese and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

João Francisco dos Santos, also known as Madame Satã, was one of the most famous drag queens of the 1930s. "Born to slaves in the arid wasteland of Northern Brazil and sold by his mother at the age of 7 for a mule, João Francisco dos Santos battled all stereotypes on the mean streets of Lapa, Rio de Janeíro. Jailed for 27 of his 76 years, dos Santos was an explosive figure prone to excessive bouts of violence and moments of extreme tenderness"--Container
O primeiro dia by Walter Salles( Visual )

21 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Refusing to spend the last day of the 20th century in prison, João agrees to murder his best friend in return for his freedom. Out of desperation, Maria, a beautiful young speech therapist looks to end her life after being adbadoned by the man she loves. João and Maria meet and make a commitment to reclaim their hope and begin a new life
Linha de passe Une famille brésilienne by Walter Salles( Visual )

17 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four poor, fatherless brothers in São Paulo aspire to break free of their social status and its trappings by becoming soccer players
O céu de Suely Suely in the sky by Karim Aïnouz( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in Portuguese and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hermila takes her newborn son and returns to her village in northeastern Brazil. Realizing she has been abandoned by her husband, she is determined to raise enough money to escape her stifling home town. She raffles off her body as a way to raise money
Cidade baixa( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in Portuguese and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sexy Brazilian drama chronicling a love triangle between two best friends, Deco and Naldinho, and a sultry, beautiful young girl, Karinna. Burdened with unbridled passion, the threesome navigates the "lower city" of tropical Salvador da Bahia, stumbling through a treacherous landscape of sex and jealousy. Suffocated and unable to go on, the three must accept one another as lovers, adversaries and ultimately friends; learning to overlook the defiance of their actions and joining one another down an unthinkable path."--Container
Bossa nova by Emílio Santiago( Visual )

5 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of the origins and development of the Brazilian bossa nova. Contains musical performances, as well as stories and reminiscences from leading figures of bossa nova and commentaries by musicians who trace its influence outside of Brazil
Terra estrangeira by Daniela Thomas( Book )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in Portuguese and Spanish and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brasil, 1990. O plano Collor é anunciado. Sem perspectiva em um país tomado pelo caos, Paco. um jovem de 20 anos de idade, opta pelo exílio após a morte da mãe. Parte para Portugal, aceitando uma encomenda suspeita para pagar a viagem. Em lisboa, Alex, uma brasileira de 25 anos, acaba de deixar o namorado, envolvido na mesma teia de contrabando. Os destinos desses dois jovens vão se aproximar, inexoravelmente, numa fuga desesperada ... Mesclando o thriller, o filme de estrada e um romantismo à flor da pele, "Terra Estrangeira" se tornou um filme-culto pela liberdade de sua narrativa e originalidade de suas imagens. Um filme lírico e poético, com atores luminosos, que marcou o cinema brasileiro dos anos 90
The cinema of Latin America( Book )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abril despedaçado : história de um filme by Pedro Butcher( Book )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in Portuguese and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The motorcycle diaries : notes on a Latin American journey by Che Guevara( Book )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Based on the journals of Alberto Granado and Ernesto Guevara it follows a journey of sel-discovery, tracing the origins of a revolutionary heart." [box cover note]
Art of war by Zhizhong Cai( Visual )

6 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Mandrake is an American photographer on assignment in Rio de Janeiro when he accidentally becomes involved in the corrupt business of drugs and arms dealing. The knife-murder of a young prostitute he once photographed catapults him into a world of terror when the girl's killers suspect that Peter has a missing computer disk containing information that could destroy their operation. Mysterious assailants come to his aprtment where they brutally attack him and rape his girlfriend. Mandrake then plots his revenge
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The Motorcycle diaries = Diarios de motocicleta
Alternative Names
Junior, Walter Salles

Junior, Walter Salles 1956-

Moreira Salles, Walter 1956-...

Moreira Salles, Walther 1956-

Moreira, Walter Salles 1956-...

Sales, Válter

Sales, Válter 1956-

Salles, Válter 1956-

Salles, Walther Moreira 1956-

Walter Salles brasilianischer Filmregisseur, Drehbuchautor und Filmproduzent

Walter Salles Braziliaans filmregisseur

Walter Salles Brazilian film director, screenwriter and film producer

Walter Salles brazylijski reżyser i scenarzysta

Walter Salles cinéaste

Walter Salles regista e sceneggiatore brasiliano

Валтер Салис

Саллес, Вальтер

والتر سالس فیلمنامه‌نویس، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان برزیلی

साँचा:Walter Salles

ვალტერ სალისი

바우테르 살리스

살레스, 월터 1956-

살리스, 바우떼르 1956-

셀러스, 월터 1956-



Terra estrangeiraMadame SatãO primeiro diaThe cinema of Latin America