Director BRAZIL

Carlos DIEGUES

Carlos DIEGUES
Biography

A native of the Northeast, Carlos Diegues studied law in Rio de Janeiro, whilst also running film clubs. He became a film critic and directed short films imbued with social realism. A pioneer of Cinéma Novo, in particular with Glauber Rocha, he sought to imprint Brazilian filmmaking on the national consciousness. His first feature films Ganga Zumba (1964) and The Big City (1966), spoke of his dream of a fairer world. He then went on to direct The Heirs (1969), Joanna Francesca (1973) with Jeanne Moreau and Xica da Silva (1976) which ushered in a period of great popularity for Brazilian cinema, reinforced by the success of Summer Showers (1978) an Official Selection at Cannes, as were Bye Bye Brasil (1980), Quilombo (1984) and Subway to the Stars (1987). His exploration of popular culture continued with Rio’s Love Song (1994) and Orfeu (1999). In 2006, he won the Best Film Award at the Montreal Festival, with The Greatest Love of All.

Films presented at Cannes

O GRANDE CIRCO MÍSTICO THE GREAT MYSTICAL CIRCUS 2018 Special Screenings Director, Script / Dialogue
XICA DA SILVA XICA 2012 Cannes Classics Script / Dialogue, Director
QUILOMBO 1984 In Competition – Feature Films Script / Dialogue, Director
BYE BYE BRASIL 1980 In Competition – Feature Films Script / Dialogue, Director
Jury members
President - Caméra d'Or - 2012
Member - Cinéfondation & Short Films - 2010
Member - Feature films - 1981
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Directors

Alain CAVALIER

Alain CAVALIER

Script Writer, Director
Alice ROHRWACHER

Alice ROHRWACHER

Director, Script Writer
Arne SUCKSDORFF

Arne SUCKSDORFF

Edward WATTS

Edward WATTS

Director
Ken LOACH

Ken LOACH

Director
Luc DARDENNE

Luc DARDENNE

Director
Nuri Bilge CEYLAN

Nuri Bilge CEYLAN

Director
Sally SUSSMAN

Sally SUSSMAN

Shane BLACK

Shane BLACK

Director
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