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Name: Fernando Meirelles  
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Date of Birth: 9th November 1955
Place of Birth: São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Profession: Director
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Fernando Meirelles, born in November 9th, 1955, is a film director from São Paulo, Brazil.

He was nominated for an Academy Award for Directing in 2004 for his direction of the Brazilian film City of God, which was released in 2002 and received an American release in 2003 by Miramax Films.

As he was studying architecture at the University of São Paulo, Meirelles became involved in experimental film making. After several years in independent television, he became an advertising film director and is still one of the partners of o2 Filmes, the biggest Brazilian ad producer, which also produced City of God, Maids and Viva Voz.

The following is the complete Meirelles' filmography as a director:

  • The Constant Gardener, 2005
  • Cidade dos Homens, 2003
  • City of God, 2002
  • Golden Gate (Palace II)
  • Maids, 2001
  • Brava Gente, 2000
  • The Nutty Boy 2, 1998
  • Olhar Eletrônico, 1986

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