Hector Babenco

Film Director / Screenwriter / Film Producer | * 02/07/1946 († 70, 07/14/2016) | Buenos Aires City, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Héctor Eduardo Babenco (February 7, 1946 – July 13, 2016) was an Argentine-Brazilian film director, screenwriter, producer and actor who worked in worked in several countries including Brazil, Argentina, and the United States. He was one of the first Brazilian filmmakers to gain international critical acclaim, through his films which often dealt with social outcasts on the fringes of society. His best-known works include Pixote (1980), Kiss of the Spider Woman (1985), Ironweed (1987), At Play in the Fields of the Lord (1990) and Carandiru (2003). Babenco's films brought him several accolades. He was nominated three times for the Palme d'Or of the Cannes Film Festival, and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Director for Kiss of the Spider Woman. He won the Grande Prêmi... ()
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Héctor Eduardo Babenco (born February 7, 1946 in Buenos Aires but raised in Mar del Plata) was an Argentine-born Brazilian film director, screenwriter, producer and actor. He has worked in several countries including Argentina, Brazil and the United States.

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Documentaries | Crime

Known for these Movies & Shows

Awards & Nominations for Hector Babenco

Cinema Brazil Grand Prize Ordem Do Mérito Cultural Academy Award for Best Director

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Movies with Hector Babenco as Actor(10)

as himself2018 Conversa Com Ele
as himself2008 Crítico
as Proyeccionista2007 The Past
as Virgilio Pinera2000 Before Night Falls
as Danilo Danuzzi1999 The Venice Project

Movies with Hector Babenco as Crew(25)

Directing/Director2015 My Hindu Friend
Writing/Writer2015 My Hindu Friend
Directing/Director2014 Words with Gods
Writing/Writer2014 Words with Gods
Directing/Director2007 The Past
Writing/Writer2007 The Past
Directing/Director2003 Carandiru
Production/Producer2003 Carandiru
Writing/Screenplay2003 Carandiru
Directing/Director1998 Foolish Heart
Writing/Writer1998 Foolish Heart
Directing/Director1991 At Play in the Fields of the Lord
Writing/Screenplay1991 At Play in the Fields of the Lord
Directing/Director1987 Ironweed
Directing/Director1985 Kiss of the Spider Woman
Directing/Director1981 Pixote
Writing/Screenplay1981 Pixote
Directing/Director1975 O Rei da Noite
Production/Producer1975 O Rei da Noite
Writing/Writer1975 O Rei da Noite
Directing/Director1973 O Fabuloso Fittipaldi
Production/Executive Producer1973 O Fabuloso Fittipaldi
Writing/Writer1973 O Fabuloso Fittipaldi

TV Shows/Series with Hector Babenco as Crew(2)

Crew/Script2005 Carandiru: The Series
Production/Producer2005 Carandiru: The Series

Full Name: Héctor Babenko
Citizenship: Brazil
Born: Thursday, 02/07 1946 (February) in Buenos Aires
Died: Thursday, 07/14 2016 (July) in São Paulo (aged: 70)
Zodiac sign: Aquarius (Chinese zodiac sign: Dog)
Other names for Hector Babenco (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Héctor Eduardo Babenco"
"Héctor Babenco"
Hector Babenco frequently works together with these people:
Lauro Escorel (5x, Crew)
Julian Schnabel (5x, Crew)
Bárbara Paz (5x, Actress)
Dráuzio Varella (4x, Actor)
Clovis Bueno (4x, Crew)
Sônia Braga (3x, Actress)
Milton Gonçalves (3x, Actor)
Emir Kusturica (3x, Crew)
Mauro Alice (3x, Crew)
Warwick Thornton (3x, Crew)
Walter Carvalho (1x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:77492, Added: 05/24/2018, Last updated: 07/19/2020