Walter Salles, Jr.
Date of Birth
Jan 01, 1956
Birth Place:
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil


Director/writer Walter Salles Jr. spearheaded the return of Brazilian cinema to international prominence in the latter half of the 1990s, particularly with his esteemed hit Central Station (1998). Born in Rio de Janeiro, the son of a well-heeled banker, Salles was raised in France and the United States before Brazil became his permanent home during his teens. Too young to have been part of...