Biography

Carlos José "Cacá" Fontes Diegues (May 19, 1940) is an award-winning Brazilian filmmaker and one of the founders of the Brazilian New Cinema ("Cinema Novo").

Carlos José "Cacá" Fontes Diegues (May 19, 1940) is an award-winning Brazilian filmmaker and one of the founders of the Brazilian New Cinema ("Cinema Novo").

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 57

Birthday 1940-05-19

Place of Birth Maceió, Alagoas, Brazil

Official Site -

Also Known As

  • Cacá Diegues

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2019 Memórias do Grupo Opinião as Himself
2018 Neville D'Almeida: Cronista da Beleza e do Caos as Himself
2016 Pitanga as Himself
2016 Cinema Novo
2015 Cordilheiras no Mar: A Fúria do Fogo Bárbaro
2015 Tudo Por Amor ao Cinema
2013 Dossiê Jango
2013 Giovanni Improtta
2011 Glauber Rocha em Defesa do Cinema Brasileiro
2009 Em Quadro - A História de 4 Negros Nas Telas
2006 Depois do Transe
2005 Looking for Black Orpheus as Himself
2005 Coisa Mais Linda - Histórias e Casos da Bossa Nova
2003 Glauber o Filme, Labirinto do Brasil
2002 At the Edge of the Earth
2001 1968 - Without Losing Tenderness as Himself (as Cacá Diegues)
1997 Dib
1997 Nelson Sargento
1994 Rio's Love Song
1991 Que Viva Glauber!
1989 Alex Viany - Um Documentário em Vídeo as Ele mesmo
1984 Making of - Quilombo as Ele mesmo
1972 The Suns of Easter Island
1967 Improvised and Purposeful: Cinema Novo

Directing

2018 The Great Mystical Circus Director
2013 Rio de Fé - Um Encontro Com Papa Francisco Director
2006 The Greatest Love of All Director
2006 Nenhum Motivo Explica a Guerra Director
2003 God is Brazilian Director
1999 Orfeu Director
1996 Tieta of Brasil Director
1994 Rio's Love Song Director
1989 Better Days Ahead Director
1987 Subway to the Stars Director
1984 Quilombo Director
1980 Bye Bye Brazil Director
1978 Summer Rains Director
1976 Xica da Silva Director
1973 Joanna Francesa Director
1972 When Carnaval Comes Director
1970 The Inheritors Director
1970 Un Séjour Director
1966 The Big City Director
1963 Ganga Zumba Director
1962 Cinco Vezes Favela Director

Writing

2018 The Great Mystical Circus Screenplay
2006 The Greatest Love of All Screenplay
1999 Orfeu Writer
1996 Tieta of Brasil Screenplay
1989 Better Days Ahead Writer
1987 Subway to the Stars Writer
1984 Quilombo Writer
1980 Bye Bye Brazil Writer
1979 Na Boca do Mundo Story
1978 Summer Rains Screenplay
1976 Xica da Silva Writer
1974 A Estrela Sobe Writer
1973 Joanna Francesa Screenplay
1972 When Carnaval Comes Writer
1970 The Inheritors Writer
1969 Pobre Príncipe Encantado Screenstory
1967 Adorável Trapalhão Writer
1966 The Big City Screenplay
1963 Ganga Zumba Writer
1962 Cinco Vezes Favela Writer

Production

De Perto Ela Não é Normal Associate Producer
2019 De Pernas Pro Ar 3 Associate Producer
2017 Don't Swallow My Heart, Alligator Girl Associate Producer
2017 The Movie of My Life Associate Producer
2016 Aquarius Associate Producer
2015 Operações Especiais Associate Producer
2015 Drop Dead Gorgeous Associate Producer
1989 Better Days Ahead Producer
1984 Quilombo Producer
1972 When Carnaval Comes Producer
1970 The Inheritors Producer
1968 Capitu Producer
1963 Ganga Zumba Producer

Art

1972 When Carnaval Comes Art Direction

Editing

1965 O Circo Editor

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