Breno Silveira started directing in 2005 with “Francisco’s sonswhich was a huge success in Brazil where it won four awards. The film was nominated for an Academy Award in the Best Foreign Language Film category.
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His production house and local media announced that Brazilian director Prino Silveira, a regular at international festivals, died today, Saturday, May 14, of a heart attack while filming his last movie.
Breno Silvera, 58, the author of the film in particular son francisco (2005) and Gonzagua: From Father to Son (2012), was “A symbol of culture and art”In a press release, he welcomed his production company, Conspiracao Filmes.
According to Brazilian media, the filmmaker suffered a heart attack while filming a new movie Donna Vittoriawith actress Fernanda Montenegro, who is best known abroad for her role in the film Central Brazil by Walter Salles. Donna Vittoria, based on a true story, tells the story of an old lady who begins filming drug dealers through her window and uncovers a massive corruption scandal. Filming was underway in northeastern Brazil, in the state of Pernambuco.
Breno Silvera was trained at the École Louise Lumiere in France. He began his career as a photographic director, particularly in film oh you them (2000) presented at the Cannes Film Festival in the United Nations category.
Directing began in 2005 with Francisco sons, which was so successful in Brazil that it won four awards. The film was nominated for an Academy Award in the Best Foreign Language Film category.
His work has also been presented at festivals in Toronto, Havana and Monte Carlo. Breno Silveira is also known for his achievements in TV