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Hector Babenco Drama 2003 145 min


Original title: Carandiru

Genre: Drama Year 2003 Rating: R

Duration: 145 min Country: Brazil


Direction: Hector Babenco

Production: Hector Babenco

Script: Hector Babenco, Fernando Bonassi, Victor Navas, Dráuzio Varella

Cast: Luiz Carlos Vasconcelos, Gero Camilo, Rodrigo Santoro, Milton Gonçalves, Maria Luisa Mendonça, Caio Blat

The movie is: Bitter, Centered, Cruel, Dramatic, Genuine, Intense, Original, Painfull, Realistic, Sad, Sensitive, Shocking, Sofisticated, Strong, Tragic

Profile: Based on true events, Festivals, LGBT, Violent

About: Corruption, Crime, Death, Drugs, Gangs, Persecution, Police, Politics, Protests, Revolution, Society, Violence

Origin: Brazilian, Latin American

Synopsis Film based on real life experiences of doctor Drauzio Varella inside dreadful State penitentiary Carandiru, in São Paulo, Brazil, while he was doing a social work of Aids prevention. There he found hundreds of convicts living under degrading conditions.

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