Andrucha Waddington was born in Rio de Janeiro. He began his career assisting directors such as Carlos Diegues, Hector Babenco and Walter Salles and made his feature directing debut with TWINS which won the Best Film award at the Brasilia Film Festival. His second feature, ME YOU THEM premiered in the Un Certain Regard section at Cannes and screened at the Toronto Film festival. It won the best film awards at the Karlovy Vary, Havana and Cartagena film festivals.
2005 THE HOUSE OF SAND
2001 VIVA SÂO JOÂO!
2000 ME YOU THEM
2000 OUTROS BARBAROS
THE HOUSE OF SAND brings together for the first time two of Brazil’s most celebrated actresses. Academy Award nominee Fernanda Montenegro and Palme d’Or winner Fernanda Torres – real-life mother and daughter – shine in this unique film about the lives of three generations of women. They persevere as they are challenged by the forces of Mother Nature and the tough, inhospitable sand dunes of northern Brazil, which play pivotal roles in their lives. More
In Russas, a poor, desolate and dry settlement in the arid backlands of the northeast of Brazil, the countrywoman Darlene de Lima Linhares lives together with her three husbands - Osias, Zezinho and Ciro - and two children. She has managed her simple life with them, taking from each one what he's able to give best. A very special story in the middle of nowhere. More