Barreto suffered a car accident on the night of December 19, 2009, and had been in a coma ever since.
The filmmaker Fábio Barreto died on Wednesday evening in Rio de Janeiro. Folha contacted a former assistant, who confirmed the news.
Fábio Barreto directed the movie 'Lula, the Son of Brazil' (2009), as well as works such as 'Luzia Homem' and 'Quatrilho'. Barreto suffered a car accident on December 19, 2009, in Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro and had been in a coma ever since.
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