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João Moreira Salles

João Moreira Salles was born in 1962 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He is a director and producer, known for Santiago (2007), Nelson Freire (2003) and News from a Personal War (1999). He was previously married to Branca Viana. See full bio »

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Known For

Santiago Director
Nelson Freire
Nelson Freire Director
News from a Personal War
Abril Despedaçado


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 2017 No Intenso Agora (Documentary)
 2007 Santiago (Documentary)
 2004 Entreatos (Documentary)
 2003 Nelson Freire (Documentary)
 2000 O Vale (TV Movie documentary)
 1999 News from a Personal War (Documentary) (as J. Moreira Salles)
 1998 Somos Todos Filhos da Terra (Documentary short)
 1998 Futebol (TV Series documentary)
 1990 Blues (Documentary)
 1989 América (TV Movie documentary)
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Show Show Writer (8 credits)
Show Show Camera and Electrical Department (1 credit)
Show Show Editor (1 credit)
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Alternate Names:

J. Moreira Salles

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Brother of Walter Salles.

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