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Lima Barreto (I) (1906–1982)

Lima Barreto was born on June 23, 1906 in Casa Branca, São Paulo, Brazil as Vitor Lima Barreto. He was a writer and director, known for Cangaceiro (1953), The First Miss (1961) and Quelé do Pajeú (1969). He died on November 23, 1982 in Campinas, São Paulo. See full bio »

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Known For

Cangaceiro Writer
The First Miss
Quelé do Pajeú
Inocência Writer


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 1987 The Dolphin (story)
 1983 Inocência (writer)
 1974 Pontal da Solidão (story)
 1969 Quelé do Pajeú (screenplay) / (story)
 1963 Américas Unidas (Documentary) (writer)
 1954 São Paulo em Festa (Documentary)
 1953 Cangaceiro (screenplay) / (story)
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Brazilian director, a former actor and journalist. Began making documentaries in the 1940's and later directed his country's first internationally acclaimed feature film Cangaceiro (1953).

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