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Bernstein, Marcos 1970-

Overview
Works: 52 works in 192 publications in 7 languages and 2,151 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Motion pictures  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Biographical films  Crime films  Action and adventure films  Biographies  Documentary films  Film adaptations  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Scenarist, Author of screenplay, Director, Restager , Performer, Other, Actor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Marcos Bernstein
Central Station by Walter Salles( Visual )

33 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 1,274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An emotive journey of a former school teacher, who writes letters for illiterate people, and a young boy, whose mother has just died, as they search for the father he never knew
Terra estrangeira by Walter Salles( Visual )

10 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in Portuguese and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After the unexpected death of his mother, Paco, 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. But when the exchange goes bad, he finds himself on the run from an underworld thug and in the arms of Alex, a beautiful woman caught up in the Portuguese black market."--Container
O outro lado da rua( Visual )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in Portuguese and English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Regina, who works for the neighborhood watch in Copacabana, believes she has witnessed a murder in the building across the street. She ends up getting involved with the suspect in a dangerous chain of events
Central do Brasil by Walter Salles( Visual )

38 editions published between 1998 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dora, ex-institutrice, gagne sa vie en écrivant des lettres pour les migrants illettrés à la gare centrale de Rio. Ana et son jeune fils Josue font appel à ses services pour retrouver le père de Josue. Lorsque Dora rentre dans son petit appartement de banlieue, elle fait le tri des lettres de la journée, en envoie certaines, jette les autres et en garde une partie dans un tiroir. C'est ce qui arrive à la lettre de Josue. Quand sa mère meurt, renversée par un bus, Josue demande à Dora de l'aider à retrouver son père. D'abord insensible, Dora finit par accepter de l'aider. (jacquette)
Faroeste Caboclo = Brazilian western( Visual )

11 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in Portuguese and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man named Joô leaves Salvador in search for a better life and goes to Brazil. There, he meets a young woman whom he falls in love with and wishes to build a better future. But his involvement with drug trafficking may ruin everything, as his main competitor becomes his enemy
Central station by João Emanuel Carneiro( Book )

6 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in Portuguese and English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a young boy witnesses his mother's accidental death, a lonely, retired school-teacher reluctantly takes the child under her wing
Pierre Fatumbi Verger : mensageiro entre dois mundos = messenger between two worlds( Visual )

2 editions published in 1998 in Portuguese and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retracing the adventurous life of French photographer and ethnographer Pierre Verger, this documentary reveals the reciprocal cultural influences between Brazil and the region of Benin and Nigeria in Africa
Central Station( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in Portuguese and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a young boy witnesses his mother's accidental death, a lonely retired school-teacher reluctantly takes the child under her wing
Zuzu Angel by Sérgio Rezende( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in Portuguese and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zuzu Angel( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in Portuguese and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of Zuzu Angel, a famous Brazilian fashion designer in the 70's, who searches for her son Stuart, a member of a leftist university group who suddenly disappears during the darkest era of Brazilian military regime and media censorship
Terra estrangeira by Daniela Thomas( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in Portuguese and held by 15 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
Foreign land : where love and danger meet = Terra estrangeira( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in Portuguese and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After the unexpected death of his mother, Paco, 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. But when the exchange goes bad, he finds himself on the run from an underworld thug and in the arms of Alex, a beautiful woman caught up in the Portuguese black market."--Container
Meu pé de laranja lima by Marcos Bernstein( Visual )

4 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in Portuguese and Multiple languages and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zezé, almost eight years old, lives with his poor family in the country. He's sensible, he's precocious, and he's a story teller. His favorite activity is to make mischief at home and in his neighborhood. His favorite refuge is a sweet orange tree to which he can unload all the bad things that happen to him, all the good news and all his secret tricks. Then he strikes up an unlikely friendship with the town's eccentric
O Xangô de Baker Street( Visual )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in Portuguese and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Rio de Janeiro, 1886. Actress Sarah Bernhardt performs at the city's Municipal Theater, captivating the local audience enthralled by French culture. The city is at her feet, and even the Emperor Dom Pedro II comes to pay his respects. He confides a secret to her: the disappearance of a precious Stradivarius violin presented by him to the charming widow Baroness Maria Luiza. The actress suggests he hire her friend, the legendary British detective Sherlock Holmes, to solve the case. Under the heat of the tropical sun, the lives of Holmes and Watson are changed forever, as they find themselves knee-deep in a cultural hodgepodge that includes all the standard Brazilian tourist fare."--Www.imdb.com
Estacion central de Brasil( Visual )

9 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En los asfixiantes pasillos de la Estación Central, en Río de Janeiro, una antigua maestra se gana la vida escribiendo las cartas que le dictan los analfabetos. Endurecida por la soledad y por la adversidad, Dora ha ido cayendo en una estoica indiferencia. Sin embargo, cuando una de sus clientes muere atropellada a la salida de la estación, decide hacerse cargo de su hijo y llevarlo a casa de su padre en una remota zona del nordeste de Brasil. (FILMAFFINITY)
Chico Xavier( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in Portuguese and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of spiritual medium and author Francisco Candido Xavier
Somos tão jovens( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in Portuguese and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film about the influential Brazilian singer Renato Russo, with the focus on his adolescence, his physical problems, and the discovery of his love for music
Mon bel oranger( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in Portuguese and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Au Brésil, Zézé, presque 8 ans, est issu d'une famille très pauvre. A cause des ses frasques à répétition, toute sa famille le bat. Pour échapper à la misère dans laquelle il vit, cet enfant sensible et précoce, aimant par-dessus tout raconter des histoires, se réfugie souvent sous les branches d'un jeune et bel oranger. Celui-ci devient son confident. A lui, Zézé peut confier ses secrets, ses rêves, ses peurs et ses joies. Bien que révolté contre le monde des adultes, l'enfant voit un jour sa vie changer à la suite d'une rencontre avec un vieil homme, touché par sa détresse, qui le comprend et réussit à entrer dans son monde imaginaire
Mi viejo( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in Spanish and Italian and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the age of 93 Giuseppe Padovani is reaching critical point. His health is failing, the business he built with his wife has been sold by their son, and now a young woman appears that reminds him of his wife who died 60 years ago
Oriundi( Visual )

in Portuguese and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Curitiba, Southern Brazil, elderly patriarch Giuseppe Padovan, an Italian immigrant nearing the end of his life, suddenly finds himself longing for his one true love, the woman he married and then suddenly lost in a tragic airplane accident more than 60 years ago
 
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Terra estrangeira Foreign land : where love and danger meet = Terra estrangeira
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Central stationForeign land : where love and danger meet = Terra estrangeira
Alternative Names
Bernstein, Marcos

Berstein, Marcos

Marcos Bernstein Brasilianischer Drehbuchautor und Filmregisseur

Marcos Bernstein Brazilian screenwriter and film director

Marcos Bernstein filmregisseur uit Brazilië

Marcos Bernstein scríbhneoir agus stiúrthóir scannán Brasaíleach

Маркус Бернстейн

베르스테인, 마르코스 1970-

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