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Bruno Barreto

Bruno Barreto

Director Bruno Barreto is an accomplished filmmaker whose work has received international acclaim. The Brazilian-born director most recently directed the romantic comedy Bossa Nova starring Amy Irving, which was included in the Official Selection of the Berlin Film Festival.

Barreto's impressive body of work includes the drama Four Days in September starring Alan Arkin, Fisher Stevens and Fernanda Torres, which received an Academy Award nomination for Best Foreign Language film and the internationally acclaimed Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands, which is one of the top grossing films in Brazil. The film also received a Golden Globe nomination for Best Foreign Language film and the Jury's Special Award at the Taormina Film Festival.

Barreto's other feature film credits include The Story of Fausta, which was included in the Official Selection of the Director's Fortnight at the Cannes Film Festival, Amor Bandido, The Kiss, Gabriela, One Tough Cop starring Stephen Baldwin and Chris Penn and Carried Away starring Dennis Hopper and Amy Irving. Carried Away was included in the Official Selection of the Berlin Film Festival.

Barreto also directed the TNT telepic Heart of Justice starring Eric Stolz, Jennifer Connelly and Dennis Hooper.


Note: This profile was written in or before 2003.

Bruno Barreto Facts

OccupationDirector
BirthdayMarch 16, 1955 (62)
SignPisces
BirthplaceRio de Janeiro, Brazil

Selected Filmography

A View From The Top
Reaching for the Moon
Romeo and Juliet Get Married
A Show Of Force
Bossa Nova
One Tough Cop
Gabriela
Gabriela, Cravo & Canela
View From The Top
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