Walter Salles Overview

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Born: April 12, 1956

Born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Walter Salles' 1995 feature, Foreign Land, won eight international awards including Brazil's Best Film of the Year. His next film, Central Station, was selected for the Sundance-NHK Cinema 100 Award for its screenplay. Central Station went on to receive the Golden Bear for Best Film and Best Actress at the Berlin Film Festival that same year, the Golden Globe and the BAFTA Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 1999 and two Academy Award nominations. His... See All


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