skip to content
Pixote : a lei do mais fraco Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

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
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
"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...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

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.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Other Titles: Survival of the weakest
Responsibility: HB apresenta ; argumento/roteiro, Hector Babenco e Jorge Duran ; direção, Hector Babenco.

Abstract:

"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.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/38756462>
library:oclcnum"38756462"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
rdf:typeschema:Movie
rdf:typebgn:VHS
rdfs:seeAlso
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:alternateName"Survival of the weakest"
schema:contributor
schema:contributor
schema:contributor
schema:contributor
schema:contributor
schema:contributor
schema:contributor
schema:contributor
schema:contributor
schema:contributor
schema:copyrightYear"1997"
schema:description""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."
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/53834206>
schema:genre"Drama"
schema:genre"Feature films"
schema:genre"Foreign language films"
schema:genre"Film adaptations"
schema:inLanguage"pt"
schema:name"Pixote a lei do mais fraco"
schema:publication
schema:publisher
schema:workExample
wdrs:describedby

Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.