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Walter Salles

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Birthday
12, 1956
Birthplace
Brazil
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
12, 1956 (age 62)
Birthplace
Brazil

About

Director of the Academy Award and Golden Globe-nominated films Central Station and Behind the Sun.

Before Fame

He attended the University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts and first gained attention for his 1995 film Foreign Land.

Trivia

His first Hollywood film was Dark Water, an adaptation of the 2002 Japanese horror film of the same name.

Family Life

His father was Brazilian banker, politician, and philanthropist Walter Moreira Salles.

Associated With

His adaptation of the Jack Kerouac novel On the Road was nominated for the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival in 2012.