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Alberto Cavalcanti


Who is Alberto Cavalcanti?

Alberto Cavalcanti: Alberto de Almeida Cavalcanti was a Brazilian-born film director and producer.

  • also known as Alberto De Almeida-Cavalcanti, A. Cavalcanti, Cavalcanti
  • born on (118 years ago) in Rio de Janeiro
  • nationality: Brazil
  • profession: Film director, film producer, screenwriter, film editor, art director, actor, production designer
  • died on (33 years ago) in Paris
  • read more about Alberto Cavalcanti (actor)

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Google previewThe Encyclopedia of British Film (2016)

Fourth edition by Brian McFarlane

Alongside Alberto CAVALCANTI, Watt was responsible for developing the documentarydrama genre of filmmaking within the DOCUMENTARY FILM MOVEMENT. The key film in this respect was North Sea (1938, for GPO), in which Watt and ...

Google previewThe Concise Routledge Encyclopedia of the Documentary Film (2013)

by Ian Aitken

Aitken, Ian, Alberto Cavalcanti, Realism, Surealism and National Cinemas, London: Flicks Books, 2001. ——The Documentary Film Movement, An Anthology, Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1998. ——Film and Reform, London: ...

Google previewDictionary of Films (1972)

by Georges Sadoul, Peter Morris

Dir/Ed Alberto Cavalcanti Seen Jose Mauro de Vasconcelos, Alberto Cavalcanti Photog Cyril Arapoff Art Dir Ricardo Sievers Mus Guerra Peixe Cast nonprofessionals Prod Kino Films. About 80 mins. Cavalcanti's masterpiece, during the ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Film Composers (2015)

by Thomas S. Hischak

Dréville Marc Allégret unknown René Lefevre, Claude Renoir Jean Delannoy Jean Delannoy Georges Lacombe Raymond Leboursier Marc Allégret Jean Delannoy Jean Delannoy André Zwoboda André Zwoboda Alberto Cavalcanti, etc.

Google previewA Dictionary of Film Studies (2012)

by Annette Kuhn, Guy Westwell

The films display no single audiovisual style, however, and approaches range from the quasiobservational, as in Housing Problems, to the 'poetic', as in Coalface (Alberto Cavalcanti, GPO, 1935), Night Mail (Harry Watt/Basil Wright, GPO, ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of British Cinema (2013)

by Alan Burton, Steve Chibnall

Two important recruits, Alberto Cavalcanti and Harry Watt, came from the documentary film movement, and they would prove influential on the direction that Ealing would take in the wartime period. Balcon became a key spokesman for the ...

Google previewDictionary of Pseudonyms (2010)

13,000 Assumed Names and Their Origins, 5th ed. by Adrian Room

Alberto Cavalcanti: Alberto de Almeida-Cavalcanti (1897–1982), Brazilian movie director, of It. origin.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Fantastic Film (2000)

Ali Baba to Zombies by R. G. Young

Edward Rigby, David Farrar, Thora Hird, Harry Fowler, John Slater P: Michael Balcon D: Alberto Cavalcanti STORY: Graham Greene Well-made wartime thriller : Undercover Nazis take over English town We're Back ! A Dinosaur's Story ...

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