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César Charlone (cinematographer)

César Charlone (born 1958) is a Uruguayan film director, screenwriter, actor and cinematographer. He was born in Montevideo but currently lives in Brazil. In 2003, he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Cinematography for his work on the highly acclaimed film City of God. On 2007, he directed his first feature film, The Pope's Toilet, which was selected by Uruguay as its official submission for the 80th Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.[1] A year earlier, he was invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.[2]

César Charlone
Born1958 (age 59–60)
OccupationFilm director, screenwriter, actor, cinematographer


Feature films

Television films

Television series

  • City of Men (episode "A Coroa do Imperador") (2002) director, writer
  • 3% (2016) director


  1. ^ "63 Countries Seeking Foreign Language Film Oscar" (Press release). Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. 2007-10-17. Retrieved 2008-02-21.
  2. ^ "Academy Invites 120 to Membership" (Press release). Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. 2006-07-05. Retrieved 2008-02-21.

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