Joaquim Pedro de Andrade

Born in May 25th, 1932

From Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Joaquim Pedro de Andrade was a Brazilian film director and screenwriter. He was a member of the Cinema Novo movement in Brazil. Andrade is best known for his 1969 film "Macunaíma", based loosely on the novel of the same title by Mário de Andrade. His 1962 documentary film "Garrincha: Hero of the Jungle" was entered into the 13th Berlin International Film Festival.