Babu Santana


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Babu Santana Nominations & Awards

Cinema Brazil Grand Prize

 - Best Leading Actor WINNER
   (Tim Maia)
 - Best Supporting Actor WINNER
 - Best Supporting Actor NOMINATED
Babu Santana . He has won two Cinema Brazil Grand Prize. He's known for City of God (2002), Estomago: A Gastronomic Story (2007) and Barefoot on Red Soil (TV Miniseries) (2013).

All Movies of Babu Santana

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  • Praça Paris
    Glória is a woman from Rio de Janeiro who tries to move on with her life despite the traumas caused by an abusive father and a drug dealer brother. She starts therapy with Camila, a young Portuguese psychoanalyst.
    Character: Shepherd
    Brazil  2017
  • Mundo Cão
    São Paulo, 2007. Santana works as a dogcatcher, picking up stray animals. He is a friendly guy, averse to trouble, who has always kept violence away from the doorsteps of his home. One day, he catches a very big dog in a school. ...
    Character: Santana
    Brazil  2016
  • Julio Sumiu
    South zone of Rio de Janeiro. Edna (Lilia Cabral) is the mother of Julio (Pedro Nercessian) and Sílvio (Fiuk). One day she wakes up desperate when she realizes that Julio has simply disappeared, without a trace. Worried, she goes...
    Character: Caolha
    Brazil  2014
  • Tim Maia
    Biopic of Brazilian singer Tim Maia, from his childhood in Rio de Janeiro until his death at age 55, including his passage by the US, where he discovers a new style of music and is arrested for theft and drug possession.
    Character: Tim Maia
    Brazil  2014
  • Barefoot on Red Soil (TV Miniseries)
    Descalç sobre la terra vermella (Barefoot on Red Soil) is about the life of bishop Pere Casaldàliga from his arrival to Sao Felix do Araguaia in Brazil, his tireless fight on behalf of the poor and the native Indian people. Casa...
    Spain  2013
  • Plastic City
    Liberdade, Sao Paulo – a multi-ethnic neighborhood with the largest Japanese immigrant community in the world. Here people of all races gather to do business – legal or illegal. Yuda, a feared Chinese outlaw, and his adopted s...
    Hong Kong  2008
  • Achados e Perdidos
    Vieira (Antônio Fagundes) is a retired police chief who has an affair with Magali (Zezé Polessa), a prostitute. When Magali is found dead in her home, tied naked to her bed and with a plastic bag over her head, the police soon c...
    Character: Leão
    Brazil  2007
  • City of Men
    Best buddies Acerola and Laranjinha, about to turn 18, discover things about their missing fathers' pasts which will shatter their solid friendship, in the middle of a war between rival drug gangs from Rio's favelas.
    Character: Drug lord from Morro do Careca
    Brazil  2007
  • Estomago: A Gastronomic Story
    In the great restaurant of life, there are those who eat and those who get eaten. Raimundo Nonato, the protagonist of the Ulm, Unds an alternative way, a life of his own: he cooks. He cooks Urst in a bar, then in an Italian Restau...
    Brazil  2007
  • Cobrador, In God We Trust
    1) globalization of violence, violence of globalization? 2) serial killers, social killers? 3) a mine in brazil some murders in new york others in miami how are they connected? 4) "who's putting dynamite at the head of the ce...
    Mexico  2006
  • City of God
    Cidade de Deus (City of God) is a housing project built in the 1960's that--in the early 80's--became one of the most dangerous places in Rio de Janeiro. The tale tells the stories of many characters whose lives sometimes intersec...
    Brazil  2002