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Walter Salles, Jr.

Born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Director/writer Walter Salles Jr. spearheaded the return of Brazilian cinema to international prominence in the latter half of the 1990s, particularly with his esteemed hit Central Station (1998). Read Full Biography
Year Award Category Movie Result
2004 Independent Spirit Awards Best Director The Motorcycle Diaries Nominated
2004 Los Angeles Film Critics Association Best Foreign Language Film The Motorcycle Diaries Won
2001 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Foreign Language Film Behind the Sun (Abril Despedacado) Nominated
2001 Venice International Film Festival Agiscuola - Little Golden Lion Behind the Sun (Abril Despedacado) Won
1998 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Foreign Language Film Central Station Nominated


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