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Walter Salles


Walter Salles was born on April 12, 1956 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Walther Moreira Salles Jr. He is a director and producer, known for The Motorcycle Diaries (2004), Central Station (1998) and Paris, je t'aime (2006). He is married to Maria Klabin. They have one child. See full bio »
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Won 2 BAFTA Film Awards. Another 51 wins & 28 nominations. See more awards »

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 2012 On the Road
 2008 Stories on Human Rights (segment "Voyage")
 2007 To Each His Own Cinema (segment "A 8 944 km de Cannes")
 2006 Paris, je t'aime (segment "Loin du 16e")
 2005 Dark Water
 1998 Midnight
 1996 Foreign Land
 1991 The Knife (as Walter Salles Jr.)
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Walter Salles Jr. | Walter Moreira Salles
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I don't think we can say what the Latin American identity is, but I think we can try to look for it, and look for the reverberations from it. See more »

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Although considers car racing just a hobby, he has been a race car pilot for 30 years. Competed as a kart pilot (winning twice Rio de Janeiro's championship) and Stock Car Brasil. In 2008, came back to professional competitions running, alongside pilot Xande Negrão, in the GT3 Brasil car race. See more »

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Waltinho

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Walter; funny name for a Brazillian. l99tunstall
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On the Road played by a real Kerouac. Kerouac08
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