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José Maria Ferreira de Castro

Name  Jose Ferreira
Role  Writer
Movies  The Forest

Jose Maria Ferreira de Castro https8gferreiradecastrofileswordpresscom201
Died  June 29, 1974, Porto, Portugal
Spouse  Elena Muriel (m. 1938–1974)
Books  O instinto supremo : romance, Emigrants, a Novel
Children  Elsa Beatriz Ferreira de Castro
Parents  Jose Ferreira de Castro, Maria Rosa Soares

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José Maria Ferreira de Castro (May 24, 1898 in Oliveira de Azeméis – June 29, 1974 in Oporto) was a Portuguese writer and journalist.

At age 12, he emigrated to Brazil, where his work at a rubber plantation for the next four years would be the inspiration for his most famous book, A Selva (1930), which was adapted for a 2002 film of the same title (released in English as The Forest).

He returned to Portugal in 1919, and started working as a journalist. He was a noted oppositionist to António de Oliveira Salazar.

He was also famous for his travel literature, namely his book A Volta ao Mundo, recounting his travels around the world in the outset of World War II.

References

José Maria Ferreira de Castro Wikipedia


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