Nelson Pereira dos Santos (1928–2018)

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Nelson Pereira dos Santos was born on October 22, 1928 in São Paulo, Brazil. He was a director and writer, known for Memórias do Cárcere (1984), O Amuleto de Ogum (1974) and Tenda dos Milagres (1977). He was married to Ivelise Ferreira. He died on April 21, 2018 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. See full bio »


(age 89) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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 2013 A Luz do Tom (Documentary)
 2006 Brasília 18%
 2003 Meu Compadre, Zé Ketti (Video short documentary)
 2000 Casa-Grande e Senzala (TV Mini-Series documentary)
 1995 Century of Cinema (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
- Cinema of Tears (1995)
 1986 Jubiabá
 1982 A Missa do Galo (Short)
 1980 Insônia (segment "Ladrão, O")
 1973 Quem é Beta?
 1967 El justicero
 1966 Fala Brasília (Documentary short)
 1964 Um Moço de 74 Anos (Documentary short)
 1963 Barren Lives
 1949 Juventude (Documentary short)
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