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Carandiru

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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

Director Hector Babenco dramatizes life inside a Sao Paulo prison fortress and also the world of squelched opportunity outside it. The film’s heartfelt squalor stays with you.

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