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Pixote : a lei do mais fraco

Author: Hector BabencoJorge DuránFernando Ramos da SilvaMarília PeraJorge JuliãoAll authors
Publisher: [Los Angeles, Calif.] : Agita Prods. Inc. [distributor], 2010.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : PAL color broadcast system : 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
Crime films
Prison films
Social problem films
Film adaptations
Fiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Hector Babenco; Jorge Durán; Fernando Ramos da Silva; Marília Pera; Jorge Julião; Gilberto Moura; Rodolfo Sánchez; Luiz Elias; John Neschling; José Louzeiro; HB Filmes.; Empresa Brasileira de Filmes.; Agita Production (Firm)
OCLC Number: 700465011
Language Note: In Portuguese with English subtitles.
Notes: Based on the novel 'Infância dos mortos' by José Louzeiro.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1981.
Credits: Photography, Rodolfo Sanches ; editor, Luiz Elias ; music, John Neschling.
Cast: Fernando Ramos da Silva, Marília Pera, Jorge Julião, Gilberto Moura, Jose Nilson dos Santos.
Description: 1 videodisc (128 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD ; PAL, all region.
Other Titles: Lei do mais fraco
Survival of the weakest
Pixote :
Responsibility: Embrafilme, HB Filmes ; 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.

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