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Carvalho, Walter

Overview
Works: 95 works in 223 publications in 7 languages and 3,727 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Motion pictures  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Prison films  Historical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Documentary films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Romance films 
Roles: Photographer, Director, Author, Illustrator, Cinematographer , Performer, Actor, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Walter Carvalho
Central Station by Walter Salles( Visual )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in Portuguese and German and held by 1,221 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
Abril despedaçado = Behind the sun by Walter Salles( Visual )

18 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in Portuguese and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two families, who both grow sugar cane, have been squabbling over the ownership of a piece of land for years. The disagreement then turned violent. The Breveses, a much smaller family, have been suffering more than their rivals and a steady drop in sugar prices has also left the family with little but their pride. When the eldest son of the Breves family is killed, his father orders his next-oldest son to kill one of the Ferreira boys. He finds himself questioning the wisdom of this bloody rivalry, and he ponders his fate while spending time with his younger brother
Carandiru by Hector Babenco( Visual )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatic retelling of the story of Dr. Drauzio Varella and the inmates he treated in the notorious São Paulo prison known as Carandiru during the 1990s
Madame Satã by Karim Aïnouz( Visual )

14 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 273 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
Terra estrangeira by Walter Salles( Visual )

10 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 232 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
Amarelo manga( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in Portuguese and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows how life can be yellow, not golden beautiful yellow, but mango rotten in Pernambuco, one of the biggest cities in the Northeast and one of the poorest regions of Brazil
Lavoura arcaica( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in Portuguese and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on the relationship between a young man, André, and his religious but caring family. After running away from his Lebanese-Brazilian abode, André has to confront Pedro, the older brother determined to convince him to return to the protective care of his parents. Torn apart by an unresolved incestuous past with his younger sister, Ana, Pedro has to choose between a life of utopian freedom, removed from all past connections, or re-engagement with strict patriarchal norms by returning to his religious family
Amores possíveis = Possible loves( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in Portuguese and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Julia, a beautiful university student stands up Carlos at a Rio movie theater. Fifteen years later, the would-be lovers bump into each other. The story follows three different scenarios of what happened in Carlos' life in those 15 years. Only one scenario really happened. Which is his true life?
Heleno( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in Portuguese and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Gifted with incredible athletic talent, Brazilian-born Heleno de Freitas conquered the soccer world in the 1940s. As his fame and fortune grew to new heights, his passion for a decadent life of women and nightclubs threatened his career. Featuring an Awards-caliber performance by Rodrigo Santoro, Heleno depicts the thrilling life of the world's first sports superstar."--Container
O primeiro dia by Walter Salles( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in Portuguese and held by 95 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 abandoned by the man she loves. João and Maria meet and make a commitment to reclaim their hope and begin a new life
Janela da alma( Visual )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in Portuguese and German and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nineteen people with differing degrees of visual impairment, from mild nearsightedness to total blindness, discuss how they see themselves, how they see others, and how they perceive the world. Celebrities such as Noble prize winner José Saramago, musician Hermeto Paschoal, filmmaker Wim Wenders, photographer, Evgen Bavcar, neurologist Oliver Sacks, among others, make personal and surprising revelations about various aspects of vision--the physiological working of the eye ; the use of glasses and what it means about personality ; the meaning of seeing or not seeing in a world saturated by images; and, also the importance of emotions in transforming reality. The documentary becomes an emotional reflexion on the act of "seeing" or not seeing the world
Central do Brasil by Walter Salles( Visual )

14 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 42 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
Getúlio( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in Portuguese and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depicts the political crisis that led to the suicide of Brazilian president Getúlio Vargas, during the 19 days leading up to August 24, 1954
Entreatos : Lula a 30 dias do poder by João Moreira Salles( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in Portuguese and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The movie was filmed during the presidential elections in 2002, both first and second turn. The movie was filmed in miniDV. The president appears in a way that he had never shows up before. He smokes his cigarillos and always has a beer in hand when he is not working
Que bom te ver viva = How nice to see you alive( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in Portuguese and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interviews with women who survived torture and imprisonment for political offenses following the Brazilian military coup of 1968; interspersed with a fictional dramatization of the life of such a survivor
Villa-Lobos : uma vida de paixão( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in Portuguese and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The aging Villa-Lobos attends a gala concert in the Theatre of Rio de Janeiro for a tribute in his honor. The concert brings back memories of his life, including the violence of his father, his mother's sadness, the disaffection of Lucilia, his first wife, the inability to have children, the lack of acceptance of his art, the possible loss of Mindinha, his great love, and the abyss between genius and madness
Cazuza : o tempo não pára( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in Portuguese and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The life and times of Cazuza, Brazilian singer/poet/enfant terrible, from his start with rock group "Barão Vermelho", to his death from Aids in 1990, showing his career, love affairs, and involvement with drugs"--Www.imdb.com
O céu de Suely = Suely in the sky = Love for sale by Karim Aïnouz( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in Portuguese and German and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After two years in São Paulo, Hermila, a 21-year-old single mother, returns to the small city of Iguatu with her child to wait for the child's father, who promises to return with money and support. While she's waiting, Hermila stays with her grandmother and aunt, and makes money by selling tickets to a lottery that will never take place. She befriends a young prostitute and becomes the talk of the town-- but not necessarily in a good way. What happens then is a surprise to everyone
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
Moacir : arte bruta = Moacir : arte bruto( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in Portuguese and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary on Brazilian outsider artist Moacir Soares de Farias. Facing many problems, such as impaired hearing and speaking, abnormal bone formation, and poverty, Moacir lives in the National Park of Chapada dos Veadeiros, isolated from the outside world. He spends his days creating marvellous works depicting human and fantastic beings, fauna, flora, his own inner visions, mystical themes, and sex. The film focuses on his daily life, and includes a visit from Brazilian artist Siron Franco (adapted from Internet Movie Database)
 
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Alternative Names
Carvalho, Válter

Walter Carvalho

Walter Carvalho brasilianischer Fotograf, Kameramann und Maler

Walter Carvalho brasiliansk fotograf

Walter Carvalho Brazilian cinematographer

Walter Carvalho cineamatagrafadóir Brasaíleach

Walter Carvalho direttore della fotografia brasiliano

Walter Carvalho fotograaf uit Brazilië

Walter Carvalho photographe brésilien

Валтер Карвальо

Карвалью, Вальтер

والتر كارفاليو

والتر کاروالیو عکاس برزیلی

카발로, 월터 1947-

華特·卡瓦略

沃尔特·卡瓦略

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