Carandiru

""An urgent piece of cinema -- a shiv in the ribs and right cross to the chin -- that's also a salutation to human solidarity and the will to live.""
Jane Sumner - Dallas Morning News

Synopsis

In his ninth full-length feature, Hector Babenco creates a loyal adaptation of the book Carandiru Station by Drauzio Varella. The film follows the point of view of a doctor who makes regular visits to the Sao Paulo Penitentiary and hears hundreds of prisoners' stories, about love and passion, crime and friendship. He is also the witness of the survivors of the 1992 massacre that left 111 people dead.
Original Languages: Portuguese (Brazil)
Genre: Drama|World Cinema
Running Time: 145 min.
Year: 2003

CREDITS

CAST
Ailton Graça (Majestade )
Ivan de Almeida ( Ebony )
Luiz Carlos Vasconcelos (Physician)
Milton Gonçalves (Chico )
DIRECTED BY
Hector Babenco

TRAILER

http://www.sonyclassics.com/carandiru/_media/html/vidTrailer.html

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