Oldenburg fest to honor Bruno Barreto

Retrospective will include 'Last Stop 174,' 'Dona Flor'

COLOGNE, Germany -- Brazilian director Bruno Barreto will be honored with a retrospective of his work at this year's Oldenburg Film Festival.

Oldenburg will show a broad selection of the Oscar- and Golden Globe-nominated director's work, from his debut with the comedy "Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands" (1976) to the social realist drama "Last Stop 174" (2008) about a real-life bus hijacking in Rio de Janeiro.

The 16th annual Oldenburg festival, which is set for Sept. 16-20, also will feature a tribute to directing duo Scott McGehee und David Siegel and will screen all four of the pair's feature films. Siegel and McGehee made their debut in 1993 with the switched-identity thriller "Suture" starring Dennis Haysbert. Their other films include "The Deep End" (2001), "Bee Season"(2005) and "Uncertainty" (2008).
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