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Carandiru

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Carandiru
Carandiru: Marlene Bergamo

Carandiru

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
145 minutes
Limited Release Date:
05/14/04
performer:
Luiz Carlos Vasconcelos, Gero Camilo, Milhem Cortaz, Aida Leiner
director:
Hector Babenco
distributor:
Sony Pictures Classics
author:
Hector Babenco, Fernando Bonassi, Victor Navas
genre:
Foreign Language, Drama

We gave it a B

Will this Brazilian drama from director Hector Babenco (”Pixote”) make ”City of God” look like ”Oh, God! Book II”? It’s a full-throttle hardcore prison tale about the lead-up to a real-life uprising at São Paulo’s nastiest house of detention.

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