Nelson Pereira dos Santos

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Nelson Pereira dos Santos

Born Oct 22, 1928. From São Paulo, Brazil.

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Brazilian director Nelson Pereira dos Santos boasts a career spanning more than half a century. His films, which often focus on the complex nature of life in Brazil, have earned him four Golden Berlin Bear nominations at the Berlinale, three Palme d’Or nominations and wins for two other awards at Cannes, and a host of awards at other festivals at Brazil and abroad. His most well-known film outside of Brazil is How Tasty Was My Little Frenchman (Como Era Gostoso o Meu Francês, 1971).

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