José Leitão de Barros (22 October 1896 – 29 June 1967) was a Portuguese film director and playwright.
Among his most famous films are Maria do Mar (1930), the second docufiction after Moana (1926) by Robert Flaherty, the first Portuguese sound film, A Severa (1931), Ala-Arriba! (1945), and a biopic about Portugal’s national poet, Camões (1946).
He was born and died in Lisbon. —Wikipedia