Luís Sérgio Person

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São Paulo, Brazil
Luiz Sergio Person (1936-1976) crossed the Brazilian cultural scene like a comet. He acted, wrote, directed and produced works of both cinema and theatre, worked as a commercial director and journalist. He established one of the most solid bodies of work in Brazilian cinema with only five feature films. The most famous of them, "São Paulo S/A" (1965), remains as an unparalleled looking glass into the wide spread impact of Brazil's industrialization process and the arise of a new middle class. This film stands among the ten most important in Brazilian cinematography. Read more...