Carandiru

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Overview

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.

  1. Hector Babenco

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Fernando Bonassi

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Luiz Carlos Vasconcelos

    Luiz Carlos Vasconcelos

    Physician

  2. Milton Gonçalves

    Milton Gonçalves

    Chico

  3. Ivan de Almeida

    Ivan de Almeida

    Ebony

  4. Ailton Graça

    Ailton Graça

    Majestad

  5. Maria Luísa Mendonça

    Maria Luísa Mendonça

    Dalva

  6. Aida Leiner

    Aida Leiner

    Rosirene

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Status Released

Original Language Portuguese

Runtime 2h 28m

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Revenue -

Homepage -

Release Information

  • March 21, 2003
    R, Theatrical

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