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Pixote : a lei do mais fraco

Author: Hector BabencoJorge DuránFernando Ramos da SilvaMarília PeraJosé LouzeiroAll authors
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : New Yorker Films, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : PortugueseView all editions and formats
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"Ten-year-old Pixote (Portuguese slang for 'Peewee') is one of three million homeless children in Brazil. Hauled off to a crowded detention center, wide-eyed Pixote witnesses rapes, beatings and other acts of random violence by both the guards and the inmates. With the transvestite Lilica and his lover Dito, Pixote escapes from the reform school where he and his friends hit the streets alone, embarking on a life of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Foreign language films
Drama
Film adaptations
Named Person: José Louzeiro; José Louzeiro
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Hector Babenco; Jorge Durán; Fernando Ramos da Silva; Marília Pera; José Louzeiro; HB Filmes.; Unifilm Inc.; Empresa Brasileira de Filmes.; New Yorker Films.; New Yorker Video (Firm)
ISBN: 1567301355 9781567301359
OCLC Number: 38756462
Language Note: In Portugese with English subtitles.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 1981.
Based on the novel Infância dos mortos / José Louzeiro.
"A New Yorker Films release."
"A Unifilm/Embrafilme release."--Container.
Credits: Music, John Neschling ; cinematography, Rodolfo Sanches ; editor, Luiz Elias.
Cast: Fernando Ramos da Silva, Marilia Pera, Jorge Juliao, Gilberto Moura, Jose Nilson dos Santos.
Description: 1 videocassette (127 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Other Titles: Survival of the weakest
Responsibility: HB apresenta ; argumento/roteiro, Hector Babenco e Jorge Duran ; direção, Hector Babenco.

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"Ten-year-old Pixote (Portuguese slang for 'Peewee') is one of three million homeless children in Brazil. Hauled off to a crowded detention center, wide-eyed Pixote witnesses rapes, beatings and other acts of random violence by both the guards and the inmates. With the transvestite Lilica and his lover Dito, Pixote escapes from the reform school where he and his friends hit the streets alone, embarking on a life of violence and crime."--Container.

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