Knowledge Identifier: +Fernando_Meirelles
In 1997, Meirelles read the book Paulo Lins's "City of God"
Seu Jorge - He appeared in the critically acclaimed 2002 film "City of God" as Mané Galinha, directed by filmmaker Fernando Meirelles, and played Pelé dos Santos in Wes Anderson's "The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou", for which he provided much of the soundtrack in the form of Portuguese language cover versions of David Bowie classics
He was nominated for a Golden Globe award for Best Director in 2005 for "The Constant Gardener", which garnered the Academy award for Best Supporting Actress to Rachel Weisz
The Constant Gardener (film) - "'The Constant Gardener"' is a 2005 drama thriller film directed by Fernando Meirelles
In 2007, he began shooting "Blindness", a film adaptation of Nobel-prize winner José Saramago's book, "Ensaio Sobre a Cegueira"
The film, which was released in 2008, was the opening film of the Cannes Film Festival
Brazilian Film Festival of London - In 2010, Fernando Meirelles was amongst the speakers