Nelson Pereira dos Santos

Director, Writer, Editor
As an adolescent and young man, Dos Santos worked as a journalist, studied law, participated in amateur theatrical ventures and was active in the cultural and political activities of the Communist Party. The young dos ... Read more »
Born: 10/22/1928 in Sao Paulo, BR

Filmography

Writer (14)

Music According to Tom Jobim 2010 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Brasilia 18% 2005 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Cinema of Tears 1994 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Third Bank of the River 1992 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Memorias do Carcere 1989 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Memorias do Carcere 1989 (Movie)

adaptation (Writer (adaptation))

Rio Quarenta Graus 1987 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Amulet of Ogum 1987 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Jubiaba 1985 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Tent of Miracles 1977 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Quem e Beta? 1972 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Come Era Gostoso O Meu Frances 1970 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Barren Lives 1969 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

O Alienista 1969 (Movie)

(Screenplay)
Director (13)

Music According to Tom Jobim 2010 (Movie)

(Director)

Brasilia 18% 2005 (Movie)

(Director)

Cinema of Tears 1994 (Movie)

(Director)

The Third Bank of the River 1992 (Movie)

(Director)

Memorias do Carcere 1989 (Movie)

(Director)

Rio Quarenta Graus 1987 (Movie)

(Director)

The Amulet of Ogum 1987 (Movie)

(Director)

Jubiaba 1985 (Movie)

(Director)

Tent of Miracles 1977 (Movie)

(Director)

Quem e Beta? 1972 (Movie)

(Director)

Come Era Gostoso O Meu Frances 1970 (Movie)

(Director)

Barren Lives 1969 (Movie)

(Director)

O Alienista 1969 (Movie)

(Director)
Actor (2)

Cinema Novo 2016 (Movie)

(Himself)

O dia da Caca 1998 (Movie)

(Actor)
Producer (2)

Music According to Tom Jobim 2010 (Movie)

(Producer)

Rio Quarenta Graus 1987 (Movie)

(Producer)
Camera, Film, & Tape (1)

The Amulet of Ogum 1987 (Movie)

cinematography (Cinematographer)

Biography

As an adolescent and young man, Dos Santos worked as a journalist, studied law, participated in amateur theatrical ventures and was active in the cultural and political activities of the Communist Party. The young dos Santos was a film aficionado and an avid reader of leading Brazilian writers of the time such as Jorge Amado and Graciliano Ramos.

Relationships

Robert Santos

Brother

EDUCATION

Institut des Hautes Etudes Cinematographiques

Paris

graduated from law school

Milestones

1975

First cinematography credit, also directed and wrote, "O Amuleto de Ogum"

1962

Served as an editor, "Baravento"

1955

Produced, directed, and wrote first feature, "Rio Quarenta Graus"

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