Sunday, December 31, 2017
INTERVIEW: Daniel Rezende
Daniel Rezende may be an unfamiliar name to you, but you’ve probably seen his work. In 2002, he burst onto the scene as the editor for the seminal Brazilian film “City of God”, for which he was nominated for an Oscar. Having established himself as a renowned editor (his other credits include “The Motorcycle Diaries” and “The Tree of Life”), he now takes on a new challenge. The biopic “Bingo: The King of the Morning” marks his directorial debut and was submitted by Brazil for contention in the Foreign Language Oscar race. With his proven talent, it was therefore a pleasure to speak with Rezende about this new phase in his career. Below is an edited version of our interview, which covered a range of topics including the legacy of “City of God” and political correctness in Brazil.
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