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Born in São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Died in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil  (stabbed)
Birth NameEduardo de Oliveira Coutinho

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Eduardo Coutinho was born on May 11, 1933 in São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil as Eduardo de Oliveira Coutinho. He was a director and writer, known for Edifício Master (2002), The Mighty Spirit (1999) and Babilônia 2000 (1999). He was married to Maria das Dores de Oliveira. He died on February 2, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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Maria das Dores de Oliveira (? - 2 February 2014) ( his death) ( 1 child)

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Graduated from l'IDHEC (la Fémis)
He began his career during the Cinema Novo movement in the 1960s, and transitioned to TV in the 1970s.
He was considered one of Brazil's greatest documentary film directors.
One of the 276 people invited to join AMPAS in 2013.
On February 2, 2014, he was stabbed to death by his son, who was diagnosed as schizophrenic. The son also tried to kill his mother and himself later on, but failed.

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