Walter Hugo Khouri, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Walter Hugo Khouri

film director

Date of Birth: 21-Oct-1929

Place of Birth: São Paulo, Brazil

Date of Death: 27-Jun-2003

Profession: screenwriter, film director, film producer

Nationality: Brazil

Zodiac Sign: Libra

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About Walter Hugo Khouri

  • Walter Hugo Khouri (São Paulo, 21 October 1929 – São Paulo, 27 June 2003) was a Brazilian film director and producer of Lebanese and Italian descent.
  • Khouri made 25 feature films and won several national and international awards.
  • His 1964 film Empty Night is considered one of the best Brazilian films of all time and was entered for the Palm d'Or in the 1965 Cannes Film Festival.His films show characters who seek meaning for a distressing existence.
  • He was also notorious for welcoming and introducing young professionals, being the first director to cast the presenter Xuxa Meneghel in 1982 in the controversial film Love Strange Love.

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