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Thursday, September 14, 2006
Meirelles to adapt Brazilian modern classic
Brazilian director Fernando Meirelles is set to direct Blindness, the 1995 novel by Jose Saramango, adapted for the screen by Don McKellar. The project is rumoured to be a joint Brazilian/Canadian venture, costing $25m, and will be shot on location in Sao Paolo, although the film itself will be English-language.