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José Padilha

José Padilha was born on August 1, 1967 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He is a director and producer, known for Elite Squad: The Enemy Within (2010), Elite Squad (2007) and RoboCop (2014). See full bio »
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 2014 Narcos (TV Series) (1 episode) (pre-production)
 2014 Rio, I Love You (segment "Inútil Paisagem") (post-production)
 2014 RoboCop
 2010 Secrets of the Tribe (Documentary)
 2009 Garapa (Documentary)
 2007 Elite Squad
 2003 Brazil's Vanishing Cowboys (TV Movie documentary)
 2002 Bus 174 (Documentary)
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He studied business studies, politics and economics in Rio de Janeiro, followed by English literature and international politics in Oxford.

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