Joaquim Pedro de Andrade

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Joaquim Pedro de Andrade
Joaquim Pedro de Andrade desenho.jpg
Born (1932-05-25)May 25, 1932
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Died September 10, 1988(1988-09-10) (aged 56)
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Occupation Director, writers
Years active 1963–88

Joaquim Pedro de Andrade (May 25, 1932 – September 10, 1988) 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.[1] Garrincha is the hero football player, with Pele lead the victory World Football Cup in 1958 (Sweden) and 1962 (Chile). Macunaíma is a tale written by Mario de Andrade, published in 1928. Is an allegoric fable, tells the birth of Brazilian's national ethos.

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  1. ^ " Awards for Garrincha: Hero of the Jungle". Retrieved February 14, 2010. 

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