Barreto during the premiere of Lula, o filho do Brasil at the 2009 Brasília Film Festival.
Fábio Villela Barreto Borges
June 6, 1957
|Died||November 20, 2019 (aged 62)|
|Occupation||Film director, film producer, screenwriter, actor|
|Spouse(s)||Déborah Kalume (2003–2019)|
Fábio Villela Barreto Borges (June 6, 1957 – November 20, 2019) was a Brazilian movie director, actor, screenwriter, and movie producer. He was best known for directing and co-writing Lula, o filho do Brasil, a biography based on President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva's early life.
Barreto slipped into a coma after being involved in a car accident in Rio de Janeiro in 2009. As of August 2014, is reported to be in a minimally conscious state. He died on November 20, 2019 after almost 10 years in a coma.
References[change | change source]
- Biography for Fábio Barreto, at the Internet Movie Database.
- "epa - european pressphoto agency: Cineasta Fábio Barreto continua em estado grave após nova operação". Google.com. 2009-12-21. Retrieved 2013-04-15.
- "Em coma há 5 anos, Fábio Barreto tem reagido e está "mais vivo", diz mãe". Universo Online. 2014-08-22.
- Morto il regista brasiliano Fabio Barreto (in Portuguese)