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Status: Released

Runtime: 148

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Languages: fr, pt

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6.8/10 (30 votes)


Film based on real life experiences of doctor Drauzio Varella inside dreadful State penitentiary Carandiru, in São Paulo, Brazil, while he was doing a social work of Aids prevention. There he found hundreds of convicts living under degrading conditions. The situation came to a climax in 1992, when in order to smother a rebellion, police force killed 111 men.


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Director: Hector Babenco
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Ivan de Almeida

Ivan de Almeida
as Ebony

Ailton Graça

Ailton Graça
as Majestad

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