|Born||in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil|
Mini Bio (1)
Daniela Thomas directs and writes films, creates opera and theater sets, writes and directs plays, designs exhibitions and creates installations. She was born in Rio de Janeiro in 1959, is based in São Paulo, but her work has been seen, exhibited and played around the world. It all started in the early 80s at La MaMa Experimental Theater in New York. She then moved back to Brazil, were she partnered with Walter Salles, writing and co-directing three features, Foreign Land (1996), Midnight (1998) and Linha de Passe (Palm D'Or for Best Actress to Sandra Corvelloni at the 2008 Cannes Festival), and many shorts, including the Paris, Je T'aime segment Loin du 16e (2006). Thomas' other feature is Sunstroke (2009), co-directed with her partner in theater, Felipe Hirsch. She was one of the directors of the Opening Ceremony of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics and the Flaghandover Ceremony in the London Olympics.
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