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Walter Salles


Central StationCentral Station (1998) Recommended
Dir. Walter Salles
Feat. Fernanda Montenegro
A cantankerous woman who writes letters for the illiterate at Rio De Janeiro's train station obliges to help a 9–year–old boy locate his…
MidnightMidnight (O Primeiro Dia) (1998)
Dir. Walter Salles
Feat. Fernanda Torres, Luiz Carlos Vasconcelos
Drama from director Walter Salles (ON THE ROAD) commissioned as part of the "2000, Seen By..." project in which directors from all over the world…
Behind the SunBehind the Sun (2001)
Dir. Walter Salles
Feat. Jose Dumont
Worthy followup to CENTRAL STATION by dir. Salles, again accessing the underlayers of Brazil in a melodrama set in the dusty hinterlands of 1910. …
Motorcycle DiariesMotorcycle Diaries (Diarios de Motocicleta) (2004) Recommended
Dir. Walter Salles
Feat. Gael Garcia Bernal, Rodrigo De la Serna, Mercedes MorĂ¡n
Sumptuously filmed two–wheeled road trip across 1950s South America with the youthful, asthmatic Ernesto "Che" Guevara (Bernal), and friend…
Dark WaterDark Water (2005)
Dir. Walter Salles
Feat. Jennifer Connelly, John C. Reilly, Tim Roth
Translation to New York of the spooky Japanese horror of the same name, with a recent divorcee (Connelly) and her young daughter moving into a…
Paris, Je T'aimeParis, Je T'aime (Paris, I Love You) (2006) Recommended
Dir. Olivier Assayas, Gurinder Chadha, Sylvain Chomet
Feat. Fanny Ardant, Juliette Binoche, Steve Buscemi
A prestige line–up of actors and filmmakers converge in this grand anthology of love letters to the city of romance. With each vignette…
Chacun Son CinemaChacun Son Cinema (To Each His Own Cinema) (2007) Recommended
Dir. Theo Angelopoulos, Olivier Assayas, Bille August
35 auteurs convey the meaning of cinema in less than three minutes each, in this epic commission to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Cannes Film…
On the RoadOn the Road (2012)
Dir. Walter Salles
Feat. Sam Riley, Garrett Hedlund, Kristen Stewart
Handsomely mounted adaptation of Kerouac's counter–culture classic of a young writer whose life is profoundly shaken by the arrival of the…

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