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Ruy Guerra Poster

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Overview (2)

Born in Lourenço Marques, Mozambique, Portugal [now Maputo, Mozambique]
Birth NameRuy Alexandre Guerra Coelho Pereira

Mini Bio (1)

Ruy Guerra left his studies in Portugal for to go to the School of Cinema in Paris. After having worked as assistant for various French directors he moved to Brasil and participated with his first two films in the birth of the "Cinema Novo": "Os Cafajestes (1962)" and "Os Fuzis (1964)" which won some international prizes. After an intermediate time in France where he made "Sweet Hunters (1969)" he returned to Brazil and went on filming there.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Volker Boehm

Spouse (2)

Claudia Ohana (1981 - 1984) ( divorced) ( 1 child)
Leila Diniz (1965 - 1971) ( separated) ( 1 child)

Trivia (11)

Father of Brazilian actress Dandara Guerra.
He has a daughter with actress Leila Diniz born in 1971 named Janaína Diniz Guerra (actress).
He has a grandson named Martim born in 2005 (Dandara's son).
He is a director and a writer of theater plays.
His parents were Portuguese and they immigrated to Mozambique where Ruy was born.
Studied cinematography in Paris between 1952 and 1954 in IDHEC.
Moved to Brazil in 1958.
He's descendant of Portugueses.
He was a cinema critic.
He's also a song writer. He wrote songs with Chico Buarque.
He's one of the most respected cinematographers of Brazil.

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