Davi Pretto is one of the most successful and acclaimed Brazilian directors of recent years. He has directed several films that have earned him a number of awards, including the prestigious Cannes Film Festival.
Born in Rio de Janeiro in 1974, Pretto was raised in a family of filmmakers. His father was a well-known film editor, and his mother was a scriptwriter. Both parents encouraged their son to pursue his passions for film and storytelling.
Pretto began his career working in television, directing several successful television series in which he collaborated with his father. He also worked as a cinematographer and editor on some of his father's projects.
In 2008, Pretto made his feature film debut with the critically acclaimed drama “A Festa”. The film was selected to compete at the Cannes Film Festival, where it won the Grand Prize. The film was also a commercial success, grossing $18 million at the Brazilian box office.
Pretto followed up his success with the 2010 drama “O Ano Em Que Meus Pais Saíram de Férias”. The film earned rave reviews and won several awards, including the Jury Prize at the Venice Film Festival.
In 2014, Pretto released the highly acclaimed drama “Dois Irmãos”, which earned him an Academy Award nomination for Best Foreign Language Film. The film tells the story of two brothers who are struggling to make ends meet in a small town in Brazil. The film was praised for its powerful story and its sensitive treatment of poverty and family relationships.
In 2016, Pretto directed the romantic comedy “Eu Te Amo, Tu Me Ligas”. The film was a box office hit, grossing $17 million in Brazil. The film was well-received by critics and audiences alike, and earned Pretto a nomination for the Golden Globe for Best Foreign Film.
In the last few years, Pretto has continued to direct a variety of films that have earned him critical acclaim and commercial success. His latest project is the 2019 drama “Um Certo Olhar”, which tells the story of a young woman who moves to a small town in Brazil to pursue her dreams.
Throughout his career, Pretto has proven himself to be a master storyteller, creating powerful and moving films that explore a variety of themes. His work has earned him a number of awards and accolades, and he is widely