Walter Salles, Director of ‘The Motorcycle Diaries’ Indicators With CAA – Deadline

Walter Salles, Director of ‘The Motorcycle Diaries’ Signs With CAA – Deadline

EXCLUSIVE:  CAA has inked acclaimed Brazilian filmmaker, documentarian, and philanthropist Walter Salles.

A USC alum, Salles has been a filmmaker for 35 years, his 1995 function Overseas Land chosen by over 40 movie festivals and being native hit in his homeland.


His 1998 drama Central Station a couple of former faculty trainer, who writes letters for illiterate individuals, and a younger boy, whose mom just lately died died, trying to find the daddy he by no means knew; was nominated for 2 Oscars — Greatest Overseas Language Movie and Fernanda Montenegro for Greatest Actress– and received the Overseas Language Movie Golden Globe, blasted him off to a profession in Hollywood. The film additionally received a BAFTA, and the Berlin Worldwide Movie Pageant’s Golden Bear.

His 2004 function The Bike Diaries from Focus Options, about an early street journey made by Che Guevara and Alberto Granado via South America that outlined their revolutionary beginnings, grabbed a Golden Globe nom, and received the Ecumenical Prize and the Francois Chalais Award on the Cannes Movie Pageant, an Oscar within the Greatest Tune class (for “Al Otro Lado Del Rio” from Jorge Drexler), and a BAFTA for Greatest Overseas Language Movie.

Salles lastly introduced the long-gestating Francis Ford Coppola manufacturing of Jack Kerouac’s 1957 novel On the Street to the massive display in 2012 starring Kristen Stewart, Amy Adams, Garrett Hedlund and Sam Riley. The pic made its world premiere on the Cannes Movie Pageant.

Salles’ 2001 title Behind the Solar a couple of younger man who questions the custom of violence between two rival households, was nominated for a Golden Globe within the Greatest Overseas Language movie class.

The filmmaker continues to be represented by Hansen, Jacobson, Teller, Hoberman, Newman, Warren, Richman, Rush, Kaller & Gellman L.L.P.

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