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Glauber Rocha

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Also Known As: Died: August 22, 1981
Born: March 14, 1939 Cause of Death: pulmonary disease
Birth Place: Victoria da Conquista, Bahia, BR Profession: director, critic, producer

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Except for two years in which he studied law (1959-61), Glauber Rocha devoted his life to cinema, starting at the age of 16 when he began organizing film clubs. In 1957, he founded a production company, Lemanja-Filmes, and directed several short films before making his feature debut with "Barravento" (1962).

Except for two years in which he studied law (1959-61), Glauber Rocha devoted his life to cinema, starting at the age of 16 when he began organizing film clubs. In 1957, he founded a production company, Lemanja-Filmes, and directed several short films before making his feature debut with "Barravento" (1962).

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DIRECTOR:

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  Idade Da Terra, A (1980) Director
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  Antonio das Mortes (1970) Director
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  Earth Entranced (1970) Director
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  Black God, White Devil (1964) Director
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  Barravento (1962) Director

CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Anabazys (2009)
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 Days in Sintra (2008)
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1962:
First feature, "Barravento"
1991:
Restored and newly subtitled (courtesy of Martin Scorsese) print of "Terre em Transe/Earth Entranced/Land in Anguish" shown at the American Cinematheque's Latino FIilm Festival

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