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Brazilian filmmaker Anselmo Duarte’s O Pagador de Promessas, a 1962 drama, which he adapted the screenplay himself from the famous stage play written by Dias Gomes, won the Palme d'Or at the 1962 Cannes Film Festival, becoming the first Brazilian film to achieve that feat. A year later, it also became the first Brazilian and South American film nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.

Best Foreign Language Film, O Pagador de Promessas, 35th Academy Awards, Nominated

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