Movie : Pixote
Director: Hector Babenco
Actors: 1981, Ariclê Perez, Beatriz Segall, Benedito Corsi, Carlos Costa, Cesar Pezzuoli, Elke Maravilha, Fabio Tomasini, Gilberto Moura, Isadora de Farias, Jardel Filho, João Jose Pompeo, Joe Kantor, Lineu Dias, Luiz Serra, Marília Pêra, Otoniel Serra, Raymundo Matos, Rubens de Falco, Rubens Rollo, Tony Tornado, Walter Breda
Runtime: 128 mins
Released: May 05, 1981
Pixote: Pixote, a 10-year-old runaway boy, is arrested on the streets of Sao Paulo during a police round-up homeless people. Pixote endures torture, degradation and corruption at a local youth detention center where two of the runaways are murdered by policemen who frame Lilica, a 17-year-old transvesite hustler. Pixote helps Lilica and three other boys escape where they make their living by the life of crime which only escalates to more violence and death.
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