Carmen Santos

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Carmen Santos
Born(1904-06-08)8 June 1904
Died24 September 1952(1952-09-24) (aged 48)
Other namesMaria do Carmo Santos Gonçalves
OccupationDirector, Producer, Screenwriter, Actress
Years active1919–1952 (film)

Carmen Santos (8 June 1904 – 24 September 1952) was a Portuguese-born Brazilian actress and film producer. Santos began acting at the age of fifteen, and started producing films from 1930 onwards with Blood of Minas Gerais, she founded her own film studio Brasil Vita Filmes in Rio de Janeiro. Santos directed the 1948 film Minas Conspiracy, in which she also starred.[1]

Selected filmography[edit]


  1. ^ Marsh p. 4


  • Marsh, Leslie. Brazilian Women's Filmmaking: From Dictatorship to Democracy. University of Illinois Press, 2012.
  • Shaw, Lisa & Dennison, Stephanie. Brazilian National Cinema. Routledge, 2014.

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