Filmmaker Breno Silveira dies on set after suffering a heart attack

He was in the countryside of Pernambuco filming the film “Dona Vitória” when he fell ill; artists paid tribute through social media


Breno Silveira was responsible for features like ‘Dois Filhos de Francisco’ and Gonzaga’

Died this Saturday, 14, at the age of 58, filmmaker Breno Silveira. He was filming inside the Pernambuco when he suffered a massive heart attack and couldn’t resist. The information was confirmed by Conspiração Filmes, a production company in which Breno is a partner. The filmmaker was on the first day of shooting the film “Dona Vitória”, which stars Fernanda Montenegro, and was rescued, but the situation was irreversible. He gained fame for the feature films produced, such as: Dois Filhos de Francisco, from 2005, which tells the story of Zezé de Camargo and Luciano, and “Gonzaga: de pai para filho”, which tells the story of the King of Baião, Luiz Gonzaga. . The series are also on the filmmaker’s resume, who had just finished recording the second season of Prime Video’s “Dom”. Graduated at École Louis Lumière, in Paris, Breno had his first experience in photography direction in the feature film “Carlota Joaquina: Princesa do Brasil”, in 2005. He had just recovered from Covid-19, a disease that he had contracted on the 3rd. of May. The filmmaker leaves two daughters and a wife. On social media, artists expressed their feelings to family and friends, and spoke of the lack that Breno will miss.


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