Ruy Guerra at IFFR
Ruy GUERRA (1931, Mozambique) is a Portugese/Brazilian film director and screenwriter. He studied film in Paris at the Institut des hautes études cinématographiques and began his career working on French productions. He later immigrated to Brazil where he made his first feature film, Os Cafajestes, in 1962. His films have been screened at festivals worldwide, and he has been nominated for many awards, including the Golden Palm at the 2000 Cannes Film Festival and the Silver Bear - Special Jury Prize, which he won at the 28th Berlin International Film Festival in 1976.
Quand le soleil dort (1954, short), Os Cafajestes/The Unscrupulous Ones (1962), Os Fuzis/The Guns (1964), Ternos Caçadores/Sweet Hunters (1969), Os deuses E Os Mortos/Of Gods and the Undead (1970), A Queda/The Fall (1978), Mueda, Memoria e Massacre/Mueda, Memory and Massacre (1979), Histoires extraordinaires (1981, TV), A Carta Roubada (1981, short), Eréndira (1983), Oacute;pera do Malandro/Malandro (1986), Fábula de la Bella Palomera/Fable of the Beautiful Pigeon Fancier (1988), Kuarup (1989), Me alquilo para soñar (1992, TV series), Monsanto (2000), Estorvo/Turbulence (2000), Portugal S.A. (2004), O Veneno da Madrugada/In Evil Hour (2005), Quase Memória/Oblivious Memory (2016), Aos pedaços/In Pieces (2020).