Arnaldo Jabor

Arnaldo Jabor

Arnaldo Jabor is a Brazilian film director, screenwriter, producer, writer, journalist and political pundit for Brazilian TV network Rede Globo. He is of Lebanese descent and identifies as an atheist.Initially associated with the Cinema Novo movement with his first fiction feature Pindorama (1970), Jabor went on directing nine films between 1965 and 1990. His 1973 film Toda Nudez Será Castigada won the Silver Bear at the 23rd Berlin International Film Festival. In the 1980's, Jabor reached critical and commercial success with his erotically-charged psychological romantic dramas Eu Te Amo (1981) and Eu Sei Que Vou Te Amar (1986), with the latter gathering a Palm d'Or nomination at the 39th Cannes Film Festival. At the end of his filmmaking career, he considered his satirical comedy Tudo Bem (1978) as his best film.