oscars_71_Bruno Barreto

Bruno Barreto earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Foreign Language Film for 1997’s Brazilian thriller O Que É Isso, Companheiro?. The Portuguese film, based on the 1979 memoir of the same name by politician Fernando Gabeira, tells the true story of the abduction of the American ambassador Charles Burke Elbrick in 1969 by the MR-8 group, in which Gabeira and his friends participated.

Best Foreign Language Film, O Que É Isso, Companheiro?, 70th Academy Awards, Nominated 

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