Glauber Rocha

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Glauber Rocha
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Born(1939-03-14)14 March 1939
Died22 August 1981(1981-08-22) (aged 42)
Cause of deathSepsis caused by bronchopneumonia
OccupationFilm director
Years active1959 – 1981
Spouse(s)Helena Ignez (1959-1961)
AwardsFIPRESCI:
1967 Entranced Earth
Prix de la mise en scène:
1968 Antonio das Mortes
Special Jury Prize for Best Short Film:
1977 Di

Glauber de Andrade Rocha (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈglawbeɾ d͡ʒi ɐ̃ˈdɾad͡ʒi ˈʁɔʃɐ]; 14 March 1939 – 22 August 1981), better known as Glauber Rocha, was a Brazilian movie director, actor and screenwriter. He was one of the most important movie directors of Brazilian cinema.

His movies Black God, White Devil and Entranced Earth are thought to be one of the best Brazilian movies ever made.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Tose, Juliano. "contracampo – revista de cinema" (in Portuguese). Retrieved 2008-02-06.