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Wrenching, documentary-like account of an orphan-boy's life on the streets in a Brazil metropolis. Graphic and depressing, it's not for all tastes but nonetheless masterfully done. In Portuguese with English subtitles.

Sony Pictures Home Video, Sony Pictures Plz., 10202 W. Washington Blvd., Culver City, CA 90232, Phone: (310)244-7306, Fax: (310)280-2485, URL: http://www.spe.sony.com, Remarks: Formerly Columbia Tristar Home Entertainment

Available on Running time 127 minutes. Originally from Brazilian.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Adoption & Orphans, Childhood Visions, 4 Bones
Screenplay
Hector Babenco
Cast
Fernando Ramos Da Silva, Marilia Pera, Jorge Juliao, Gilberto Moura, Jose Nilson dos Santos, Edilson Lino
Cinematography
Rodolfo Sanchez
Director
Hector Babenco
Music
John Neschling
Producer
Embrafilms

Awards

L.A. Film Critics 1981: Foreign Film; N.Y. Film Critics 1981: Foreign Film; Natl. Soc. Film Critics 1981: Actress (Pera).

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