Walter Salles


STARmeter
SEE RANK
Down 955 this week
Trailer
2:44 | Trailer
Walter Salles was born on April 12, 1956 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as Walther Moreira Salles Jr. He is a director and producer, known for Central Station (1998), The Motorcycle Diaries (2004) and Foreign Land (1995). He is married to Maria Klabin. They have one child. See full bio »

Staff Picks: Our Favorite Crime Movies & Shows

The IMDb staff came together to round up their favorite crime movies, shows, and documentaries.

Browse our picks

Unforgettable Oscars Fashion Through the Years

From the iconic to the eclectic, relive the most memorable moments from the Oscars red carpet.

See the full gallery

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by Taboola

On Prime Video

Watch on TV

Dark Water
Fri, Apr 16 7:29 PM PDT on MOMAX (540)
Dark Water
Fri, Apr 16 10:29 PM PDT on MOMAX (532)

Projects In Development

Details only on IMDbPro »

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 44 people
created 01 Feb 2019
 
a list of 35 people
created 4 months ago
 
a list of 24 people
created 23 Dec 2017
 
a list of 33 people
created 25 Dec 2015
 
a list of 43 people
created 20 May 2014
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Walter Salles's work have you seen?

User Polls

Won 2 BAFTA Film Awards. Another 56 wins & 34 nominations. See more awards »

Photos

Known For

Central Station Director
(1998)
(2004)
Foreign Land Director
(1995)
Paris, je t'aime Director
(2006)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Director (33 credits)
  Rust (TV Series) (pre-production)
  Terra
 2017 Quando a Terra Treme (Short)
 2017 Where Has the Time Gone? (segment "When the earth trembles")
 2014 Jia Zhangke, A Guy from Fenyang (Documentary)
 2013 Venice 70: Future Reloaded (Documentary)
 2012 On the Road
 2008 Stories on Human Rights (segment "Voyage")
 2007 To Each His Own Cinema (segment "A 8 944 km de Cannes")
 2006 Paris, je t'aime (segment "Loin du 16e")
 2005 Dark Water
 2003 Guns and Peace (Short)
 1998 2000 vu par... Une collection internationale (TV Mini-Series) (1 episode)
 1998 Somos Todos Filhos da Terra (Documentary short)
 1998 Midnight
 1996 Socorro Nobre (Short documentary)
 1995 Antonio Carlos Jobim: An All-Star Tribute (Video documentary)
 1995 Foreign Land
 1995 Un siècle d'écrivains (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
- Jorge Amado (1995)
 1993 Bossa Nova Music & Reminiscenses (Video documentary)
 1992 João & Antônio (TV Movie documentary)
 1992 Minuto da Bossa (TV Special)
 1991 The Knife (as Walter Salles Jr.)
 1989 Chico - O País da Delicadeza Perdida (TV Movie documentary)
 1988 Marisa Monte (TV Movie documentary)
 1987 Krajcberg - O Poeta dos Vestígios (Documentary)
 1986 Japão - Uma Viagem no Tempo (TV Series documentary) (4 episodes)
Show Show Producer (23 credits)
Show Show Writer (10 credits)
Show Show Editor (3 credits)
Show Show Additional Crew (2 credits)
Show Show Sound department (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (13 credits)
Show Show Self (21 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 3 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Walter Salles Jr. | Walter Moreira Salles
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I'm completely uninterested in what you may call a career in film-making. I'm much more interested in living specific experiences in films. See more »

Trivia:

In 2003, was voted by UK newspaper, The Guardian, one of the 40 Best Directors in the World. (#23) See more »

Nickname:

Waltinho

Star Sign:

Aries

Contribute to This Page



Recently Viewed