Luiz Fernando Carvalho

Luiz Fernando Carvalho
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BornLuiz Fernando Carvalho de Almeida
(1960-07-28) July 28, 1960 (age 57)
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
OccupationFilm director, screenwriter, novelist
Years active1985-present
Known forFilms and TV series based on Brazilian writers
Notable workTo the Left of the Father (Lavoura Arcaica), Os Maias, Hoje ׉ Dia de Maria and Dois Irmףos


Luiz Fernando Carvalho (given birth to in 1960 in Rio de Janeiro), is a Brazilian filmmaker and tv movie director, known for functions closely associated with books that constitute a restoration in Brazilian audiovisual appearance. He has recently taken to the display functions by Ariano Suassuna, Raduan Nassar, Machado de Assis, Eça de Queirós, Roland Barthes, Clarice Lispector, Milton Hatoum, José Lins perform Rego and Graciliano Ramos, amongst others. Some critics review Luiz Fernando Carvalho’s productions towards the Brazilian Movie theater Novo and icons of film background such as for example Luchino Visconti and Andrei Tarkovski. His function is seen as a visible and linguistic experimentation and exploration of the multiplicity of Brazil’s social identification. The baroque design of overlays and interlacing of narrative styles, the regards to the moment with time, the archetypal icons of the planet earth and the representation on the vocabulary of interpersonal and family members melodrama are top features of the director’s poetic vocabulary. The filmmaker’s works possess met with both critical and public acclaim. He aimed the film Left of the daddy (Lavoura Arcaica) (2001), predicated on the homonymous book by Raduan Nassar, cited with the critic Jean-Philippe Tessé in the French mag Cahiers du Cinéma being a “ground-breaking guarantee of renovation, of the upheaval not observed in Brazilian movie theater since Glauber Rocha, which earned over 50 nationwide and international honours. The telenovelas Renascer (Rebirth) (1993) as well as the King from the Cattle (O Rei perform Gado) (1996), by screenwriter Benedito Ruy Barbosa and directed by Luiz Fernando Carvalho, are named benchmarks of Brazilian tv drama and attained a number of the highest viewers ratings from the 1990s. There’s a marked contrast between your director’s tv works: through the pop design of the 60s in the series Ladie’s Mail (Correio Feminino) (2013) towards the classic rigor from the mini-series The Maias (Os Maias) (2001), the urban references from the working-class suburbs in the mini-series Suburbia (2012) towards the playfulness from the soap My Small Parcel (Meu Pedacinho de Chão) (2014), the aesthetic analysis from the Sertão (backcountry) in Old River (Velho Chico) (2016) towards the Brazilian fairytale from the mini-series Today is Maria’s Day (Hoje É Dia de Maria) (2005) as well as the realistic universe of family members tragedy in Two Brothers (Dois Irmãos) (2017). The director’s production process is renowned for identifying new talent from around Brazil as well as for training actors, revealing new stars from the dramatic arts such as for example Leticia Sabatella, Eliane Giardini, Bruna Linzmeyer, Johnny Massaro, Irandhir Santos, Simone Spoladore, Caco Ciocler, Marcello Antony, Marco Ricca, Isabel Fillardis, Giselle Itié, Emilio Orciollo Netto, Sheron Menezes, Jackson Antunes, Maria Luisa Mendonça, Eduardo Moscovis, Jackson Costa, Leonardo Vieira, Cacá Carvalho, Luciana Braga, Julia Dalavia, Renato Góes, Cyria Coentro, Marina Nery, Júlio Machado, Bárbara Reis, Lee Taylor, Zezita de Matos, Mariene de Castro and Lucy Alves, amongst others. The director’s professional coaching technique provides provided rise to a way recounted in the publication O processo de criação dos atores de Dois Irmãoperating-system (The creation procedure for the stars in Dois Irmãoperating-system), from the professional photographer Leandro Pagliaro.”There’s a cement promise of restoration, of the palpitation not observed in Brazilian movie theater since Glauber Rocha. (…) Initially, one is remaining with only fragments torn from a visible magma. But quickly the chaos resolves itself, the film unrolls in every its richness just like a barbaric poem verging on hallucination, of remarkable power. (…) By no means, however, will its go back to the root misconceptions obscure or accelerate the predominance from the feelings. If the film is usually possessed of such charming force, for the reason that Luiz Fernando Carvalho understands that everything begins there, with this first method of becoming born in to the globe, of permitting oneself to become ravished because of it, to take pleasure from every twist from it…” —Les Cahiers du Cinèma, by Jean-Philippe Tessé on his critic going to the Still left of the daddy (Lavoura Arcaica)

Early Career: 1980s

Luiz Fernando Carvalho studied structures and books. He began in movie theater at 18 in several jobs: audio specialist, assistant movie director, screenwriter, brief film editor and movie director. His first Television work emerged in the first 80s, as helper movie director of noteworthy mini-series, such as for example O Tempo e o Vento, predicated on the task of Érico Veríssimo, aimed by Paulo José, and Grande Sertão: Veredas, from the task of João Guimarãha sido Rosa, where he began to direct his initial moments, still as helper movie director to Walter Avancini.

The Waiting (A Espera)

He wrote and directed the brief The Waiting around (A Espera), predicated on the publication A Lover's Discourse: Fragments (Fragments d'un discours amoureux) by Roland Barthes. Released in 1986, the film gathered the following honours: Best Brief Film, Best Celebrity (Marieta Severo) and Greatest Cinematography (Walter Carvalho) in the 13th Event de Gramado; Greatest Brief Film (Golden Shell) in the San Sebastián International Film Event (Spain); as well as the Unique Jury Award in the Ste Therèse Event (Canada).


Sweet River (Riacho Doce)

Early in the 90s, Luiz Fernando Carvalho directed a 40-chapter mini-series compiled by Aguinaldo Silva, predicated on the task of José Lins do Rego and starring Vera Fischer, Osmar Prado, Sebastião Vasconcelos, Carlos Alberto Riccelli and Fernanda Montenegro, with costumes simply by Beth Filipecki. The after that inhospitable isle of Fernando de Noronha (PE) offered as the picture for the storyplot, which is defined in a little fishing town in the Northeast of Brazil.

The Cangaceiro's Revenge (Os Homens Querem Paz)

In 1991, Luiz Fernando Carvalho directed an adaptation of the script by Brazilian Television pioneer Péricles Leal, with costumes by Beth Filipecki. The telefilm was shot in the city of Canindé, Ceará, and reached the finals from the 34th NY Television Event. This marked the tv screen debut of celebrity Leticia Sabatella. The critic Rodrigo Fonseca affirmed that his 1st memory of Allowícia Sabatella on Television was also when he found out the presence of the "genius of path that's Luiz Fernando".

Stone on Stone (Pedra Sobre Pedra)

In 1992, he directed the telenovela compiled by Aguinaldo Silva, thought to reach the 6th largest audience in Brazilian television history. Well known cast associates included: Lima Duarte, Renata Sorrah, Armando Bógus, Eva Wilma, Paulo Betti, Andréa Beltrão, Pedro Paulo Rangel and Eduardo Moscovis. Certain people are thought to be landmarks in Television dilemma: Sergio Cabeleira (Osmar Prado) as well as the professional photographer Jorge Tadeu (Fábio Jr.).

The Tale of Our Lady of Light (O Auto de Nossa Senhora da Luz)

While filming Pedra sobre Pedra, Luiz Fernando Carvalho developed a significant series inspired by Ariano Suassuna's Armorial Movement (Movimento Armorial) . The tremendous success from the series, confirmed from the record amount of demands by viewers to get a rerun, was decisive in change of the materials right into a telefilm, with extra scenes compiled by Braulio Tavares and interpreted with the professional and musician Antonio Nóbrega. It competed for the International Emmy Prize in 1993.

Rebirth (Renascer)

The 1993 soap, compiled by Benedito Ruy Barbosa and directed simply by Luiz Fernando Carvalho, met with critical and public acclaim and was the most watched in the 90s and 4th in audience ratings in the annals of Brazilian television. It had been also shown in a number of various other countries. As aimed by Luiz Fernando Carvalho, it really is thought to be among the icons of renovation from the aesthetics from the genre in the 90s. The type Buba, interpreted by Maria Luisa Mendonça, triggered a nationwide controversy, since it was the very first time that the dialogue of gender have been addressed within a telenovela. It received the APCA Prize for Greatest Novela, Best Professional (Antonio Fagundes), Greatest Supporting Professional (Osmar Prado), Greatest Supporting Celebrity (Regina Dourado), Greatest Male Breakthrough Efficiency (Jackson Antunes). Leonardo Vieira, Jackson Antunes, Cacá Carvalho, Marco Ricca, Isabel Fillardis and Maria Luisa Mendonça had been among the abilities revealed within this work. The tv screen business owner José Bonifácio de Oliveira, regarded as the storyline "well organized by Benedito, having a well-crafted 1st part, masterfully aimed by Luiz Fernando Carvalho". Relating to Marilia Martins, few novelas experienced a first section aimed with such polish and skill as Rebirth.

A Woman Clothed in Sun (Uma Mulher Vestida de Sol)

In 1994, the telefilm directed by Luiz Fernando Carvalho marked the initial appearance of Ariano Suassuna's works on television. Predicated on the writer's unpublished book from the same name, the script was the task of Ariano himself, together with the movie director. Director of picture taking Dib Lufti, outfits by Luciana Buarque and artwork creation by Lia Renha. Scenography with the musician Fernando Velloso, in the Grupo Corpo dance group, music by Antônio Madureira, an associate from the Armorial Quintet (Quinteto Armorial). With A FEMALE dressed in Sunlight (Uma Mulher Vestida de Sol), the movie director commenced his exploration of the limitations of tv language, combining components of the popular movie theater from the Northeast. Luiz Carlos Vasconcelos's Grupo Piolim participated as well as the ensemble included Tereza Seiblitz, Lineu Dias, Sebastião Vasconcelos, Ana Lúcia Torre, Raul Cortez as well as the after that novice acting professional Floriano Peixoto. Based on the researcher of Books Hélio Guimarãsera, the work offered rise for an impasse at it train station: was Luíz Fernando Carvalho too large for the Globo display?

The Farce of Pleasant Idleness (A Farsa da Boa Preguiça)

One year following A Woman dressed up in Sunlight (Uma Mulher Vestida de Sol), in 1995, Luiz Fernando Carvalho resumed his reference to the article writer Ariano Suassuna, this time around transforming the play The Farce of Pleasant Idleness (A Farsa da Boa Preguiça) right into a telefilm . The movie director continued his visit a cross types language for tv, as a means of criticizing the naturalism from the novelas. Artwork production and outfits by Yurika Yamasaki as well as the musician Dantas Suassuna, involvement of Antonio Nóbrega, Patrícia França, Ary Fontoura and Marieta Severo. Based on the critic Rogério Durst, the telefilm was a significant feat of Television drama.

The King of the Cattle (O Rei do Gado)

The King from the Cattle (O Rei do Gado), 1996, the director's following collaboration with the writer Benedito Ruy Barbosa, became the novela using the 9th largest audience in Brazilian television history. It had been rescreened 3 x, outrating additional productions of that time period, and was offered to over 30 countries. It designated the debut of Marcello Antony, Caco Ciocler, Mariana Lima, Emilio Orciollo Netto and Lavínia Vlasak. Additional significant areas of the novela had been its interpersonal criticism and delicate method of the Landless Employees Motion (movimento dos sem-terra). The stars Jackson Antunes and Ana Beatriz Nogueira stick out in this framework. The cast included Antonio Fagundes, Patricia Pillar, Leticia Spiller and Raul Cortez with visitor appearances in the first phases by Tarcisio Meira, Eva Wilma and Vera Fischer. The type Tião Galinha, interpreted by Osmar Prado, is usually a landmark of his profession. The novela received the Certificate of Merit in the SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA International Film Event as well as the APCA Award for Greatest Acting professional (Raul Cortez), Greatest Supporting Acting professional (Leonardo Brício), Greatest Supporting Celebrity (Walderez de Barros) and Greatest Male Breakthrough Overall performance (Caco Ciocler). Fernando de Barros e Silva published, in the Folha de S.Paulo, "The Ruler from the Cattle (O Rei perform Gado) swallows up Brazilian movie theater". Regarding to critic Rogerio Durst, the novela can be "a dramatic epic with high grade special performances and superb picture taking".

Giovanna and Henrico (Giovanna e Henrico)

The grade of the first seven chapters from the King from the Cattle (O Rei perform Gado), showing the decrease from the coffee cycle and Brazil's participation in World War II, prompted The Globo Network's International Department to transform the first area of the novela in to the mini-series Giovanna and Henrico, with Letícia Spiller and Leonardo Brício playing the lead couple. The creation was chosen as hors-concours in the Banff World Press Festival, in Canada.

May your eyes be blessed (Que Teus Olhos Sejam Atendidos)

Prior to the end from the 90s, Luiz Fernando Carvalho had currently started on study for the feature film Left of THE DADDY (Lavoura Arcaica). Alongside the writer of the book, Raduan Nassar, he journeyed towards the Lebanon to familiarize himself with Mediterranean lifestyle. The material gathered through the trip was utilized to create the documentary May your eye end up being blessed (Que Teus Olhos Sejam Atendidos), screened on GNT in 1997. In the opinion of critic Rodrigo Fonseca, the documentary "honed towards the limit of tragic fatality its analysis of your time".


To the Left of The Father (Lavoura Arcaica)

In 2001, the director produced his initial feature film, Left of the daddy (Lavoura Arcaica), where he was in charge of directing, screenplay and editing, with cinematography by Walter Carvalho, art direction by Yurika Yamazaki and costume design by Beth Filipecki. The cast included Selton Mello, Raul Cortez, Simone Spoladore, Leonardo Medeiros, Caio Blat and Juliana Carneiro da Cunha. Looking to maintain the reference to the poetic prose of Raduan Nassar's reserve, the movie director elected to film with out a described script, based completely on the stars' improvisations in the theme. This included intensive coaching from the ensemble, secluded on the plantation for four a few months. The film's creation and creation process was talked about in the reserve GOING TO the Still left of THE DADDY ("Sobre Lavoura Arcaica"), where the movie director is certainly interviewed by José Carlos Avellar, Geraldo Sarno, Miguel Pereira, Ivana Bentes, Arnaldo Carrilho and Liliane Heynemann, released in Portuguese, British and French with the publisher Ateliê Editorial. It had been success using the critics and the general public, achieving 300 thousand audiences with simply two copies, one in Rio de Janeiro as well as the various other in São Paulo. It really is considered among the 100 greatest brazilian films of most times, based on the Brazilian Film Critics Association (Abraccine). It experienced a successful profession in several national and worldwide festivals, getting over 50 honours in the Montreal Globe Film Event, the Rio Film Event, the São Paulo International Film Event, the Grand Prix for Brazilian Film, the Brasília Film Event, the Havana Film Event, the Cartagena Film Event, the Guadalajara International Film Event, the Buenos Aires International Event of Independent Movie theater, amongst others. In the opinion of article writer and psychoanalyst Renato Tardivo, writer of Porvir que vem antes de tudo – literatura e movie theater em Lavoura Arcaica, the film is among the most important functions of Brazilian movie theater “of all occasions”. The critic Carlos Alberto de Mattos explained it as the 1st masterpiece of design from the Brazilian movie theater in the 21st hundred years. The film was acclaimed from the critics of varied countries and, based on the French publication Cahiers du Cinéma, Left of the daddy is usually a "barbarous poem verging on hallucination, of remarkable power".

The Maias (Os Maias)

A 2001 creation, this mini-series predicated on the homonymous book by Eça de Queirós and adapted by Maria Adelaide Amaral was another landmark in the director's profession. The Maias portrays the decadent Portuguese aristocracy in the next half from the 19th hundred years, through the tragic tale of a normal Lisbon family. Outfits by Beth Filipecki and path of pictures by José Tadeu Ribeiro. In the opinion of article writer Luis Fernando Veríssimo, "the extraordinarily cellular video camera of Luiz Fernando Carvalho “went to”, a lot more than portrayed, the frivolous Lisbon of that time period and all of the book’s atmospheres. But beneath everything, there is this majestic development, from the 1st scene towards the denouement, the shifting camera performing us such as a gradual tragic theme tune that recalls a symphony. No Television camera has have you been therefore complicit and seductive, hardly ever has Television been so intimate".

Today is Maria's Day (Hoje é Dia de Maria)

Over two seasons, Today is Maria's Day (Hoje É Dia de Maria) (2005), a mini-series where he was also in charge of creation and script, consolidated the director's linguistic study. His co-writers had been Luis Alberto de Abreu and Carlos Alberto Soffredini, basing themselves on an array of stories extracted from well-known Brazilian dental storytelling tradition, gathered by the authors Câmara Cascudo, Mário de Andrade and Silvio Romero. Artwork path by Lia Renha, visitor designer Raimundo Rodriguez, path of pictures by José Tadeu Ribeiro and outfits by Luciana Buarque. The 60 marionettes that displayed the animals had been made by the Grupo Giramundo, from Minas Gerais condition. The work designated the beginning of the collaboration between the movie director and psychoanalyst Carlos Byington, as consultant around the mythological dramatization of the written text. The mini-series was conceived under a 360º dome, scrap from a rock and roll display stage. The sound monitor, by Tim Rescala, was predicated on cirandas (traditional dances) by Heitor Villa-Lobos, César Guerra-Peixe and Francisco Mignone. Developer Jum Nakao was in charge of a number of the outfits, with animation from the stop-motion moments by Cesar Coelho, creator from the Anima Mundi celebration. It received the 2005 APCA (Associação Paulista de Críticos de Arte) Critics' Choice Prize, the ABC Greatest Photography Prize, the Contigo Prize for Best Movie director and Best Kid Actress as well as the Brazil Quality Prize (Prêmio Qualidade Brasil ) for Greatest Director, Tv – Best Particular Project, Best Writer and Best Discovery Celebrity, and reached the finals from the 2005 International Emmy Prize, in the classes Greatest Mini-Series and Greatest Actress. It had been nominated Hors Concours with the Banff Globe Media Celebration, in Canada (2006), as well as the Insight International Panel Taipei (2005). Weighed against Left of the daddy due to its innovative tv language, it captured the interest of critics and open public by its book, theatrical and playful vocabulary in moving the world of well-known culture to a complicated television creation, without dropping its authenticity. The critic Nilson Xavier considers it probably one of the most poetic, initial and gorgeous productions of modern times. Relating to Jean-Philippe Tessé, in the French publication Cahiers du Cinéma, the mini-series was extremely ambitious and officially very well created, following additional noteworthy projects like the Maias (Operating-system Maias).

Stone of the Kingdom (A Pedra do Reino)

In 2007, the director's third production predicated on the works of Ariano Suassuna taken to it the Romance d'A Pedra do Reino e o Príncipe do Sangue do Vai-e-Volta. The mini-series is undoubtedly yet another visual innovation from the movie director, as into the Remaining of the daddy (Lavoura Arcaica) now is Maria's Day time (Hoje é Dia de Maria). The script was the task of Luiz Fernando Carvalho, in cooperation with Luis Alberto de Abreu and Braulio Tavares, path of pictures by Adrian Teijido, scenography by João Irenio Maia, editing by Marcio Hashimoto and outfits by Luciana Buarque. Colorist Sergio Pasqualino. Regional performers, coordinated from the designer Raimundo Rodriguez, aided with the artwork creation. Music by Antônio Madureira (Quinteto Armorial) and Marco Antônio Guimarãsera (Uakti). The cast was the fruits from the director's considerable search for skill through the entire backcountry (sertão) from the Northeast. Tv debut from the stars Irandhir Santos and Mayana Neiva as well as the vocalist Renata Rosa, among numerous others. It had been filmed in the city of Taperoá, where Ariano Suassuna spent his child years. During the training process, the group and cast went to lectures, out in the sertão, with the celebrity Fernanda Montenegro, the psychoanalyst Carlos Byington as well as the article writer himself. Ariano Suassuna affirmed that Luiz Fernando Carvalho's entertainment of his Love d’A Pedra perform Reino led to an "extraordinarily gorgeous work that transferred him as writer and individual, being a spectator".

Quadrante Project (Projeto Quadrante)

Based on Rock from the Kingdom (A Pedra perform Reino) (2007), the director create the Quadrante Task using the intention of earning some regional drama courses to rediscover the Brazilian imaginary through adaptations of literary text messages of authors from each Brazilian condition. Similarly, local stars action out the text messages. The richness from the task lay down in the breakthrough of regional skill: authors, stars, composers, artists generally. The task recognized the individual potential of every regional culture, searching beyond the simplistic picture of a postcard. Furthermore to Stone from the Kingdom, the Quadrante comprises of the mini-series Capitu (2008), predicated on the publication Dom Casmurro, by Machado de Assis, and Dois Irmãoperating-system (2017), by Milton Hatoum.


In 2008, Luiz Fernando Carvalho directed and finalized the script because of this adaptation from the book Dom Casmurro, by Machado de Assis. The mini-series was compiled by Euclydes Marinho in cooperation with Daniel Piza, Luis Alberto de Abreu and Edna Palatnik. Artwork path by Raimundo Rodriguez, picture taking by Adrian Teijido and outfits by Beth Filipecki. Colorist Sergio Pasqualino. It designated it debut of stars Allowícia Persiles and Michel Melamed, amongst others. The mini-series was filmed in the left behind Automóvel Clube building, in downtown Rio de Janeiro, and the complete scenographic universe was made from newspapers and recycled materials. The starting credits picture was conceived from the movie director and created from the developer Carlos Bêla. The creation is definitely area of the Quadrante Project and was the director's tribute to Machado de Assis within the centenary of his loss of life. It received the APCA (Associação Paulista de Críticos de Arte) Critic's Choice Honor (2009), ABC Greatest Photography Honor (from your Associação Brasileira de Cinematografia) as well as the Innovative Review honor in the very best in Publication and Style and Art Movie director groups. In the opinion of critic Gustavo Bernardo, the mini-series should get "to be looked at and examined countless occasions, at least because each fragment of the scene is definitely precious because of its beauty". Relating to theatre movie director Gabriel Villela, Luiz Fernando Carvalho generates artwork on the display, calls within the viewer's vivacity in order that he allows nothing at all masticated, but masticates along with Casmurro. For Randall Johnson, movie director from the UCLA Latin American Institute, "Luiz Fernando Carvalho is definitely today, unquestionably, the movie director whose work may be the most authorial of most TV and movie theater creation in Brazil".


After all, what does a woman want (Afinal, O Que Querem as Mulheres?)

This year 2010, Luiz Fernando Carvalho created, directed and wrote the mini-series motivated by Sigmund Freud's: popular question "Exactly what does a female want?". João Paulo Cuenca, Cecilia Giannetti and Michel Melamed collaborated within the script. Aswell as performing in the creation, Melamed produced the opening audio track. Path of Pictures Adrian Teijido, outfits by Beth Filipecki and artwork path by Raimundo Rodriguez. The movie director launched celebrity Bruna Linzmeyer’s profession in this creation. Osmar Prado distributed the component of Freud having a model cartoon by Cesar Coelho, creator from the Anima Mundi event, using the stop-motion technique. The starting vignette features the task of German designer Olaf Hajek, who also created unique illustrations for the mini-series by invitation from the movie director. It received the ABC honor (Associação Brasileira de Cinematografia) for Greatest Photography. Relating to columnist Patrícia Kogut, "it really is an oneiric trip, a visible poem that mixes realities, filled with references to instances past, from what continues to be experienced, from what lingers in memory space".


In 2012, Luiz Fernando Carvalho inaugurated in Television drama a production where all of the protagonists are of African descent. The mini-series, produced and compiled by the movie director together with Paulo Lins, counted around the cooperation of Adrian Teijido (Pictures), Luciana Buarque (Outfits), Marcio Hashimoto (Editing) and Sergio Pasqualino (Colorist). In addition, it marked the beginning of another study cycle, where the movie director centered on realist appearance, which affected the language all together, but primarily in the decision of nonactors for the primary parts. The almost 40 actors released in the mini-series consist of artists from the organizations Nós perform Morro and Afroreggae. Érika Januza, until after that secretary of the school in the inside of Minas Gerais condition, was selected to play the primary character from the tale. Visitor appearance by Fabrício Boliveira, Rosa Marya Colin, Haroldo Costa, Maria Salvadora, Paulo Tiefenthaler and Dani Ornellas, amongst others. In 2012, the Globo network had taken the series up once again for another period in 2013 because of its sufficient audience ratings. Afterwards, however, the movie director Luiz Fernando Carvalho thought we would cancel the brand new period. In the opinion of anthropologist Luiz Eduardo Soares, the task was a "reconstructive reading from the carioca culture, producing a outstanding result ".

Ladie’s Mail (Correio Feminino)

A mini-series in eight shows, created and directed by Luiz Fernando Carvalho predicated on ladies’s journals compiled by Clarice Lispector in the 1950s and 1960s, beneath the pseudonym Helen Palmer. The visible vocabulary and narrative had been predicated on 60s pop artwork and design, through the costumes towards the light and arranged; all filmed in one light package, which transformed color based on the topics addressed. Modified by Maria Camargo, the series was demonstrated in 2013 within the system Fantástico, with outfits by Thanara Schönardie and Luciana Buarque, pictures by Mikeas and edited by Marcio Hashimoto. The celebrity Maria Fernanda Cândido performed Helen Palmer narrating all of the shows. In the solid, Luiza Brunet interpreted the mature female, and Alessandra Maestrini, the youthful female. The adolescent can be Cintia Dicker, a global model whose performing career premiered in the mini-series. In the opinion of critic Patricia Kogut, the series can be "inspired, enjoyable, in good flavor and unpretentious, like Clarice's text messages as Helen Palmer".

Alexandre and Other Heroes (Alexandre e Outros Heróis)

A 2013 telefilm, with script by Luis Alberto de Abreu and Luiz Fernando Carvalho predicated on two tales from the Alagoan article writer Graciliano Ramos. Luiz Fernando Carvalho's training and directing from the stars revealed a fresh code of interpretation to Marcelo Serrado and Ney Latorraca, and a tranquility in the grade of the interpretations. Path of pictures by Mickeas, artwork path by Raimundo Rodriguez and outfits by Luciana Buarque. Incidental audio monitor by Tim Rescala. Starting theme with the Pernambucan Siba. The cast of it particular, a finalist in the 2014 International Emmy Honours, also included Flávio Bauraqui, Flávio Rocha, Marcélia Cartaxo and Luci Pereira. Critic Patricia Kogut regarded the telefilm a small masterpiece of design on television.

My Little Plot of Land (Meu Pedacinho de Chão)

This 2014 production marked the director's go back to the telenovela format after 12 many years of dedicating himself to mini-series and more authorial projects. My Small Parcel (Meu Pedacinho de Chão) was compiled by Benedito Ruy Barbosa and aimed by Luiz Fernando Carvalho, with artwork creation by Marco Cortez, fine art by Raimundo Rodriguez and outfits by Thanara Schönardie. The critics praised numerous aspects, from your harmony of the grade of acting towards the editing, path, outfits, scenography and appearance, influenced by Westerns and Japanese manga (comics). Luiz Fernando Carvalho's path of the stars revealed a fresh code of interpretation, mentioned from the critics, to stars such as for example Juliana Paes and Rodrigo Lombardi. The team's innovative procedure and cast training to form the appearance of My Small Parcel occurred at TVLiê, referred to as Galpão, which managed from 2013 to 2017. The area brought together all of the innovative groups and was conceived by Luiz Fernando Carvalho, at Projac, for collaborative task creation and skill training. Furthermore to My Small Parcel (Meu Pedacinho de Chão), the functions Female Communications (Correio Feminino), Alexander and Additional Heroes (Alexandre e Outros Heróis definitely), Aged River (Velho Chico) as well as the Brothers (Dois Irmãoperating-system) were made in the Galpão. The complete procedure for creation and creation from the novela in the Galpão is normally described with the journalist Melina Dalboni in the reserve Meu Pedacinho de Chão, which includes drawings, sketches and photos with the director as well as the group (released by Casa da Palavra). Pieces and costumes had been envisaged through the playful eyes of years as a child, and based on the columnist Patrícia Kogut, added to a lovely invented universe, significantly different from what we should are accustomed to viewing on Television. The houses had been confronted with recycled cans, predicated on the task of designer Raimundo Rodriguez. The outfits, the main topic of an exhibition, blended technological materials and plastic-type material. Cesar Coelho, from the Anima Mundi Celebration, utilized stop-motion and time-lapse approaches for all the computer animation. The novela received the APCA (Associação Paulista de Críticos de Arte) Award for Greatest Professional (Irandhir Santos); Contigo Newspaper Award for Greatest Child Professional (Tomás Sampaio) and Greatest Director; the excess television prize for Best Outfits and Greatest Makeup (Rubens Libório); as well as the Quem Newspaper award for Greatest Professional (Irandhir Santos), Greatest Supporting Professional (Johnny Massaro) and Greatest Writer (Benedito Ruy Barbosa). The critic Cristina Padiglione relation the novela as worth a position ovation, and in the opinion of Alexandra Moraes "the pictures, at first view childish, gain relevance with shades and ramifications of dramatic purpose. Good performances as well as the company hand from the director supply the plot indicating".

Old River (Velho Chico)

In 2016, Older River (Velho Chico) noticeable Luiz Fernando Carvalho's go back to perfect period, directing the novela compiled by Benedito Ruy Barbosa and Bruno Luperi, which again carried the imprint of the brand new esthetic in TV drama. The novela was split into two stages, with path of picture taking by Alexandre Fructuoso and outfits by Thanara Schönardie. Features were the picture taking and acclaimed shows by the stars Antonio Fagundes, Lucy Alves, Domingos Montagner, Lee Taylor, Marcos Palmeira, Chico Diaz, Renato Góha sido, Rodrigo Lombardi, Dira Paes, Irandhir Santos, Fabiula Nascimento, Julia Dalavia, Cyria Coentro, Barbara Reis, Julio Machado, Umberto Magnani, Camila Pitanga, Christiane Torloni, Marcelo Serrado, Gabriel Leone, Giulia Buscaccio, Mariene de Castro, Gésio Amadeu, José Dumont, Marcélia Cartaxo among others. The cast was of the uniformity rarely observed in novelas, leading to countless awards because of its stars, like the APCA (Associação Paulista de Críticos de Arte) Prize for Best Celebrity for Selma Egrei as well as the Critics' Choice Prize for Domingos Montagner(posthumous) as well as the creation also won Greatest Supporting Celebrity (Selma Egrei), Greatest Supporting Acting professional (Irandhir Santos), Greatest Breakthrough Celebrity (Lucy Alves) and Greatest Breakthrough Acting professional (Lee Taylor), with Veja Rio’s Carioca of the entire year Honor likely to Luiz Fernando Carvalho for the renovated visual of perfect time tv. The group’s creative procedure and cast training lasted only 90 days and occurred at TVliê, Luiz Fernando Carvalho’s collaborative innovative space, which managed at Projac between 2013 and 2017 and was referred to as Galpão. The 1st phase, applauded from the critics, designated the come back of acting professional Rodrigo Santoro towards the Globo fold and exposed the hitherto undiscovered skill of Carol Castro. Tarcísio Meira, in only two episodes, devote an impressive efficiency, as did celebrity Selma Egrei, who got component in both stages from the novela. The cast was chosen after a thorough search for stars through the Northeast and designated the debut in novelas of Lucy Alves, Renato Gósera, Marina Nery, Barbara Reis, Diyo Coelho, Xangai, Veronica Cavalcanti, Lee Taylor, Zezita de Matos, Mariene de Castro, Yara Charry, Raiza Alcântara, Lucas Veloso, Sueli Bispo as well as the comedian Batoré. The final chapters from the novela pay out tribute towards the acting professional Domingos Montagner (Santo), who drowned in the São Francisco river fourteen days prior to the end from the serial. The type was taken care of in the storyline even following the actor's loss of life through the vocabulary made by Luiz Fernando Carvalho, when a one subjective surveillance camera interpreted Santo's point of view, so his existence was felt, participating with all the current other individuals, to the finish. The novela emerged under solid pressure in the Globo network's play department, contacting for adjustments to the written text, story and esthetics. The movie director and the writer, Benedito Ruy Barbosa, stood company and refused to help make the changes to Aged River (Velho Chico). The in-house turmoil made it columns and was referred to as a kind of open public pressure on Luiz Fernando Carvalho. Based on the critic Maurício Stycer, Aged River (Velho Chico) is normally a landmark in the latest background of Brazilian Television, due to its esthetic ambition and ethnic relevance. Regarding to Nilson Xavier, the novela “acquired incontestable specialized and creative quality, in the direction towards the picture taking, sound track as well as the stars’ performances.

Lavoura Arcaica, 15 years on

Tribute was paid towards the film Left of the daddy in 2017, 15 years after it had been made and due to it getting hailed among the most significant Brazilian films ever, in the Rio International Film Event as well as the São Paulo International Film Event, in which a 35 mm duplicate was shown. Within the tribute in the Rio International Film Event, designer Raimundo Rodriguez produced an set up that continued show for per month in the Estação Online Botafogo, with memorabilia from your film, reviews as well as the movie director’s notebooks. For Ismail Xavier and Ilana Feldman, Lavoura was created in 2001, growing as a international body in the situation of early 21st hundred years Brazilian film, designated by its realism and its own immediate confrontation with Brazilian interpersonal and urban problems.

Two Brothers (Dois Irmãos)

Screened in 2017, the mini-series compiled by Maria Camargo predicated on the homonymous novel by Milton Hatoum was deemed by critics as another quality contribution to Brazilian television due to the poetic design applied from the director towards the adaptation from the novel. Path of pictures by Alexandre Fructuoso, outfits by Thanara Schönardie, scenography by Danielly Ramos, Juliana Carneiro and Mariana Villas-Bôas, artwork creation by Marco Cortez and Myriam Mendes. The creation is area of the Quandrante Project and obtained kudos with article writer Milton Hatoum's tv debut. Based on the posting home Companhia das Letras, the publication sales improved by some 500% following the start of mini-series. Careers released in Two Brothers consist of stars Matheus Abreu (Omar and Yaqub mainly because a teenager), the indigenous Zahy Guajajara (the índia Domingas) as well as the vocalist Bruna Caram (Rânia in the adult stage). The Lebanese acting professional Mounir Maasri produced a visitor appearance in the mini-series and was also in charge of the prosody (tension patterns) from the cast. The grade of the performing of the complete cast was pressured with the critics and in addition on social media marketing and reached the world-wide and Brazilian Trending Topics through the entire series: Eliane Giardini and Juliana Paes as Zana; Antonio Fagundes and Antonio Calloni as Halim; and Cauã Reymond and Matheus Abreu as the twins Omar and Yaqub. It had been filmed in 2015, but on the request from the Globo network, the movie director decided to make the novela Aged River (Velho Chico) before he completed editing and enhancing Dois Irmãoperating-system, which was proven in January 2017. Several innovative relevant factors in the director's vocabulary had been highlighted: the relationship between literature as well as the transposition into pictures, picture taking, framing, poetic vocabulary and sound monitor, which included strikes from various years to contextualize the time where the mini-series was established. Furthermore, Luiz Fernando Carvalho inaugurated, on Television, the dialogue between your fictional moments and pictures in the archives of Brazilian Background, with the study of historical materials performed by Raquel Couto. Based on the critic Maurício Stycer, within an content released in the Folha de S.Paulo paper about Netflix’s investment in Brazil, the miniseries was a startling revelation to those that normally only get access to terrestrial stations in Brazil. For Luiz Zanin, the miniseries was about Brazil as well as the thwarted ideal of the multi-ethnic, sensual and carefree country. “An elegant delicacy offered up to the general public, and that will leave it seeking even more". Critic Carlos Alberto de Mattos composed that that which was observed in The Brothers (Dois Irmãoperating-system) “was not really a realistic representation, but an exuberant picture, a mythical saga, a function of artwork”.In Feb 2017, Luiz Fernando Carvalho remaining the Globo Network (Rede Globo) after 30 years of doing work for it station.In March 2017, the director received the Bravo Award (Prêmio Bravo) for Artist of the entire year, for his trajectory and esthetic restoration on television with Older River (Velho Chico) and Two Brothers (Dois Irmãos) as well as the 15th anniversary from the film Left of THE DADDY (Lavoura Arcaica).

Personal life

He was married towards the musician Sandra Burgos, with whom he has a single kid, Théo Burgos Carvalho.He was married towards the celebrity Tereza Seiblitz, with whom he has a single son, Vittório, given birth to June 8, 2001.He was married towards the actress Permitícia Persiles, with whom he has a single son, Ariel.


The next books compiled by Luiz Fernando Carvalho are referrals because of this article. For the entire set of books about the movie director, discover Luiz Fernando Carvalho Bibliography Carvalho, Luiz Fernando (2002). Sobre Lavour’Arcaica – O filme. Ateliê Editorial. ISBN 9780815411833.   Carvalho, Luiz Fernando; Abreu, Luis Alberto (2006). Hoje é dia de Maria – Roteiros da 1a e 2a jornadas. Globo. ISBN 9788525040985.   Carvalho, Luiz Fernando (2007). Pedra perform Reino - Estojo Ilustrado com 5 Cadernos de Filmagens + Diário de Elenco e Equipe. Globo. ISBN 8525043370.   Carvalho, Luiz Fernando (2008). O processo de Capitu. LeYa Casa da Palavra. ISBN 857734102X.   Carvalho, Luiz Fernando (2008). "Capitu c’est moi?". Livro - Quem é Capitu?. Nova Fronteira. pp. 17–20. ISBN 9788520920831.   Carvalho, Luiz Fernando; Diniz, Julio (2008). "Capitu c’est moi?". Machado de Assis (1908-2008). Contraponto. pp. 80–83. ISBN 978-85-7866-011-6.   Carvalho, Luiz Fernando; Cuenca, João Paulo; Gianetti, Cecília; Melamed, Michel (2010). Afinal, o que querem as mulheres?. LeYa. ISBN 9788580440300.   Carvalho, Luiz Fernando; Lins, Paulo; Franz, Pedro (2012). Suburbia. Aeroplano. ISBN 9788578200916.   Carvalho, Luiz Fernando (2013). Meu Pedacinho de Chão. LeYa Casa da Palavra. ISBN 978-85-7734-525-0.  


Cinema Year Name Credit Records 1986 The Waiting around (A Espera) Movie director and Screenwriter Short-film predicated on Roland Barthes´s Fragments d'un discours amoureux 1998 Might your eyes end up being blessed (Que Teus Ohos Sejam Atendidos) Movie director Documentary film 2001 Left of the daddy (Lavoura Arcaica) Movie director and Screenwriter Film predicated on the book of Raduan Nassar Television Series Year Name Credit Records 1985 Grande Sertão: Veredas Associate director Predicated on Guimarãsera Rosa´s Grande Sertão: Veredas 1990 Lovely River (Riacho Doce) Movie director Predicated on José Lins carry out Rego´s book 2001 The Maias (Operating-system Maias) Movie director Predicated on Eça de Queiroz´s Operating-system Maias 2005 Today is Maria's Day time (Hoje É Dia de Maria) Novelist, Movie director and Screenwriter Predicated on Mário de Andrade, Câmara Cascudo and Silvio Romero´s article; Co-written with Luis Alberto de Abreu 2005 Today can be Maria's Day time: Second Trip (Hoje é Dia de Maria: Segunda Jornada) Novelist, Movie director and Screenwriter Predicated on Mário de Andrade, Câmara Cascudo and Silvio Romero´s article; Co-written with Luis Alberto de Abreu 2007 Rock from the Kingdom (A Pedra perform Reino) Movie director and Screenwriter Predicated on Ariano Suassuna´s book; Co-written with Braulio Tavares and Luis Alberto de Abreu 2008 Capitu Movie director and Screenwriter Predicated on Machado de Assis´s Dom Casmurro 2010 In the end, what does a female desire (Afinal, O Que Querem as Mulheres?) Novelist, Movie director and Screenwriter Affected by Sigmund Freud´s theory; Co-written with J.P. Cuenca and Michel Melamed 2012 Suburbia Novelist, Movie director and Screenwriter Co-written with Paulo Lins 2013 Ladie's Email (Correio Feminino) Novelist e Diretor From Clarice Lispector´s chronicles 2017 Two Brothers (Dois Irmãoperating-system) Movie director Predicated on Milton Hatoum´s book Soap Opera Calendar year Title Credit Records 1987 Helena Movie director Predicated on the book of Machado de Assis 1987 Carmen Movie director Compiled by Glória Perez 1988 Vida Nova Movie director Compiled by Benedito Ruy Barbosa 1989 Tieta Movie director Predicated on the book of Jorge Amado 1992 Rock on Rock (Pedra sobre Pedra) Movie director Compiled by Aguinaldo Silva 1993 Rebirth (Renascer) Movie director Compiled by Benedito Ruy Barbosa 1995 Irmãoperating-system Coragem Movie director Remake of Janete Clair´s cleaning soap opera 1998 The Ruler of Catlle (O Rei perform Gado) Movie director Compiled by Benedito Ruy Barbosa 2002 Esperança Movie director Compiled by Benedito Ruy Barbosa 2014 My Small Parcel (Meu Pedacinho de Chão) Movie director Compiled by Benedito Ruy Barbosa 2016 Aged River (Velho Chico) Movie director Compiled by Benedito Ruy Barbosa e Bruno Luperi Especiais em fun