Fernanda Pinheiro Monteiro Torres (born September 15, 1965) is a Brazilian film, stage and television actress and writer. She was born in Rio de Janeiro, the daughter of the Oscar-nominated actress Fernanda Montenegro and the actor Fernando Torres.In May 1986, she received the Best Actress Award at Cannes Festival for Eu Sei Que Vou Te Amar at the age of 20.She is married to movie producer and director Andrucha Waddington, who directed her and her mother in the 2005 film The House of Sand. They have two sons together, Joaquim (b. 2000) and Antônio (born on April 10, 2008). She is also the stepmother of João (b. 1993) and Pedro (b. 1995).In 2003, she wrote her first script (O Redentor, 2004), with the assistance of her brother, cinematographer Cláudio Torres.
Movies & TV shows
3 Movies · 3 TV shows
Diário de um Confinado
Staying at home has become a form of survival during times of the Pandemic. Murilo doesn't want to go crazy by touching life from the inside of the house.
All Women in the World
The work of Domingos Oliveira is honored in 'All Women in the World'. There is an intelligent and refined humor in the series.
Gilda, Lúcia and The Goat
The series 'Amor e Sorte' continues with the continuation of the plot starring Gilda and Lcia. They face a new reality after a period of forced coexistence.
Lina Bo Bardi – A Marvelous Entanglement
The multiple screen installation and photographic series A Marvellous Entanglement (2019) traverses a collection of Lina Bo Bardi’s most iconic buildings, offering a meditation on the work and legacy ...
Amor e Sorte
In times of social isolation, stories about relationships and transformation are brought together in the series 'Amor e Sorte'.
Babenco: Tell Me When I Die
Besieged by cancer and nearing the end, the genius Argentine-Brazilian filmmaker Héctor Babenco (1946-2016) asks Bárbara Paz, his wife, for one last wish: to be the protagonist of his own death.
Augusto moved with his family to an abandoned farm in order to put his life back on track. The karma of the betrayal of the slave Couraa is carried by the property.
Endless June - Brazil’s New Political Culture
An overview of Brazil's riots of June 2013, which were the beginning of a great political change that would take the country in the following years.
2 Movies · 1 TV show
The Magnificent 8
On a Sunday, the actors eat lunch at one of their houses. There is an incredibly sincere debate on the art of acting, the profession and the doubts about love and life during the occasion.
Brazilian Cinema in the 20th Century
Two years of research and visits to collections, cinematheques and museums; almost seventy interviews that generated 30 hours of recorded material; more than two hundred scanned photos and more than o...
Filhos da Pátria
1 TV show
Tapas & Beijos
There is a television comedy series in Brazil. The series was created by Cludio Paiva and was directed by Maurcio Farias and starred Fernanda Torres and Andréa Beltro as Fatima and Sueli. The second s...
1 TV show
There are ten stand-alone episodes of "The Cariocas", which tells the story of ten modern-day women against the beautiful backdrop of Rio de Janeiro and its stunning urban landscapes. Our protagonists...
Os Normais 2
After thirteen years of engagement, the boring sex life of Rui and Vani is limited to one intercourse every other week. They decide to seek excitement with a threesome and they decide to invite Vani's...
The Invisible Woman
A man is abandoned by his wife and then falls in love with his neighbor. She doesn't exist, that's the only problem.
A look into the life and mind of Brazilian playwright and filmmaker Domingos Oliveira through his daily activities and artistic deeds.
There is a conflict between the artist and the observer in cinema. Kléber Mendona Filho recorded testimonies about this relationship in Brazil, the United States and Europe, based on his experience as...
Following a newspaper ad, ordinary women tell part of their life stories to director Eduardo Coutinho, which are then re-enacted by actresses, blurring the barriers between truth, fiction and interpre...
Basic Sanitation: The Movie
The villagers of Brazil decided to make a short sci-fi monster movie about the town's lack of funding for a sewage system.
O Fim e o Princípio
A film that began from zero. Without any previous research, characters, locations or established themes, a film crew arrives at the Paraiba backlands in search of people with stories to tell. In the t...
The House of Sand
A woman is taken along with her mother in 1910 to a far-away desert by her husband, and after his passing, she is forced to spend the next 59 years of her life trying to escape it.
Os Normais: O Filme
The day when they first met is shown in the film. It was at their wedding. Vani and Sérgio were going to marry in the same church. They are waiting for the ceremony to start. Complications occur.
1 TV show
Os Normais is a Brazilian sitcom directed by José Alvarenga Jr. and written by Jorge Furtado, Alexandre Machado, and Fernanda Young. It aired from 2001 to 2003 on Rede Globo. It features a lot of nons...
3 Movies · 1 TV show
Two sisters are playing a game.
A charming 'Lolita' seduces a foreigner and throws him into a case of scandal and homicide.
This film shows three episodes: "The First Sin" portrays the relationship of a man and married woman; in "Devilish", the desire between a young woman and her brother-in-law is shown; and in the episod...
Four Days in September
Fernando and César were involved in the fight against the Brazilian dictatorship. Cesare was wounded in a bank hold up. Fernando kidnapped the American ambassador in Brazil and asked for the release o...
Story with some autobiographical touches taken from director's life.
After the death of his mother, a young Brazilian decides to leave his country and travel to his native land. He finds love and danger in a foreign land.
The story of a jewish poet, playwright and lawyer who was tortured and converted to Catholicism in the 18th century. He became a scapegoat because of his criticism of Portugal's élite.
One Man’s War
Anthony Hopkins, an English medical doctor, had his life turned upside down when his son was murdered because he was opposed to the military dictatorship of the country. The doctor and his family will...
Your Neighbour's Wife
Two lovers meet again in strange circumstances, when she is a recent widow not particularly grieving, and he is a divorcée mourning his daughter. They reunite, only to break again - this time for good...
A couple locked up in a house on a rainy night decide to play hide and seek. She hides. He is looking for something. The house hides terrible sights behind every door and becomes a huge box of surpris...
2 Movies · 1 TV show
Selva de Pedra
Love Me Forever or Never
Young and recently separated couple meet in a modern house and start discussing their past relationship.
Sonho Sem Fim
The story of one of Brazilian cinema's pioneers, Eduardo Abelim, from the start of his career until his filming of the 1930 Revolution. In order to promote his films, he would perform car stunts, give...
In the 19th century, a country girl is attracted to a young doctor who's staying at her house for a few days, caring for her, and trying to hide the forbidden romance from her father, who disapproves ...