Fábio Barreto

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Fábio Barreto
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Barreto during the premiere of Lula, o filho do Brasil at the 2009 Brasília Film Festival.
Born
Fábio Villela Barreto Borges[1]

(1957-06-06)June 6, 1957
DiedNovember 20, 2019(2019-11-20) (aged 62)
OccupationFilm director, film producer, screenwriter, actor
Years active1977–2009
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.[2] As of August 2014, is reported to be in a minimally conscious state.[3] He died on November 20, 2019 after almost 10 years in a coma.[4]

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  1. Biography for Fábio Barreto, at the Internet Movie Database.
  2. "epa - european pressphoto agency: Cineasta Fábio Barreto continua em estado grave após nova operação". Google.com. 2009-12-21. Retrieved 2013-04-15.
  3. "Em coma há 5 anos, Fábio Barreto tem reagido e está "mais vivo", diz mãe". Universo Online. 2014-08-22.
  4. Morto il regista brasiliano Fabio Barreto (in Portuguese)

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