• Linha De Passe

    Linha De Passe


    Dir: Walter Salles, Daniela Thomas. Brazil-France. 2008. 108 mins.

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    Sao Paulo critics name Linha de Passe, Hills Of Disorder best of 2008


    The film critics of APCA, Sao Paulo Arts Critics Association, gave their top honor of best film this year to two titles: Linha de Passe, Walter Salles' and Daniela Thomas' urban drama which premiered in competition at Cannes, and Andrea Tonacci's The Hills of Disorder. Linha de Passe follows the ...

  • Euro producers join The Surge

    Euro producers join The Surge


    EXCLUSIVE: Project is Daniela Thomas’ [pictured] first solo work after co-directing Linha De Passe and Foreign Land with Walter Salles. Deal initiated during Producers Network meetings.

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    Pathe closes string of AFM deals for Salles' Linha De Passe


    Pathe International has announced a slew of sales for Walter Salles' Linha De Passe following its first footage screening at the AFM.Deals have been done for France (Diaphana), Italy (RAI), Benelux (Cineart), Greece (Spentzos), Portugal (CLMC), and Israel (Shani). Pathe Distribution will handle the UK release.Daniela Thomas co-directed the film, ...

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    Linha De Passe to open ninth Tokyo Filmex


    Walter Salles and Daniela Thomas' Linha De Passe will open the ninth edition of Tokyo Filmex (November 22-30). The closing film will be Cannes FIPRESCI prize winner Delta, directed by Hungary's Kornel Mundruczo. Ten competition films will vie for the Grand Prize of Y1m ($9,830), including Waltz With Bashir and ...

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    Interview: Walter Salles


    Brazilians Walter Salles and Daniela Thomas have an agreement to co-direct films every few years which take a close look at life in Brazil.They have two films to their joint credit - Foreign Land in 1996 and Midnight in 1998 (as well as the Loin Du 16eme short from the ...

  • 'Vazante': Berlin Review

    'Vazante': Berlin Review


    Colonial-era Brazil is shot in lustrous black and white in Daniela Thoma’s story of tragedy, insanity and cruelty

  • Music Box Films acquires ‘Vazante’

    Music Box Films acquires ‘Vazante’


    The film had its world premiere in the Panorama Special section in Berlin.

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    Dardennes, Salles plan trips to November Thessaloniki festival


    Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne, Terence Davies, Walter Salles, Gustavo Santaolalla, Lita Stantic are among the top names set to be present at the upcoming Thessaloniki International Film Festival (Nov 14-23).The principal tribute of the 49th edition of the Greekfestival, headed by Despina Mouzaki, will be dedicated to two-time Cannes Golden ...

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    Cineart snaps up competition titles


    Belgian arthouse distributor Cineart has been snapping up titles in Cannes official selection. New acquisitions include Waltz With Bashir (on The Match Factory's Cannes slate) and Korean title The Chaser (sold by Fine Cut.)Among the films it has already acquired are Brazilian competition title Linha De Passe from Walter Salles ...