Nelson Pereira dos Santos

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Nelson Pereira dos Santos
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Born(1928-10-22)22 October 1928
Died21 April 2018(2018-04-21) (aged 89)
OccupationMovie director
Years active1955–2018

Nelson Pereira dos Santos (22 October 1928 – 21 April 2018) was a Brazilian movie director. He directed movies such as Vidas Secas (Barren Lives). He also directed Rio 40° and How Tasty Was My Little Frenchman.

In 1963, Pereira dos Santos was a member of the jury at the 3rd Moscow International Film Festival.[1] In 1981 he was a member of the jury at the 12th Moscow International Film Festival.[2]

Pereira dos Santos was a member of the Brazilian Academy of Letters since 2006.[3]

Pereira dos Santos died of multiple organ failure complicated by liver cancer in Rio de Janeiro on 12 April 2018 at the age of 89.[3]

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  1. "3rd Moscow International Film Festival (1963)". MIFF. Archived from the original on 2013-01-16. Retrieved 2012-11-25.
  2. "12th Moscow International Film Festival (1981)". MIFF. Archived from the original on 2013-04-21. Retrieved 2013-01-21.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Morre aos 89 anos o cineasta Nelson Pereira dos Santos" (in Portuguese). O Globo. 21 April 2018. Retrieved 21 April 2018.

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