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Luiz Bonfá (1922–2001)

Luiz Bonfá was born on October 17, 1922 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Luiz Floriano Bonfá. He was a composer and actor, known for Blindness (2008), Remember Me (2010) and Whatever Works (2009). He died on January 12, 2001 in Rio de Janeiro. See full bio »

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Known For

Blindness Soundtrack
Remember Me Soundtrack
Whatever Works Soundtrack
Turistas Soundtrack


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 2003 Mýa: Fallen (Video short)
 1973 Tercer Mundo
 1971 River of Mystery (TV Movie)
 1970 Quatro Contra o Mundo (segments "História da Praia", "Anjo, O", "Jovem Retaguarda")
 1968 Métamorphoses (Short)
 1963 The Beggars
 1962 As Sete Evas
 1962 The Hustlers
 1959 Black Orpheus
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Alternate Names:

Luiz Bonfa | Quitandinha Serenaders

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Bonfá, who was well-known for his musical contributions to the Brazilian film Black Orpheus (1959) ("Black Orpheus") died on the same day, in the same year as actor Ademar da Silva, who starred in the film playing the role of the "angel of death" that follows the main character throughout the film.

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