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Raoul RUIZ

Country : Switzerland, France

CARANDIRU
In Competition – Feature Films

CARANDIRU

Directed by : Hector BABENCO

Country : BRAZIL Length : 152 minutes

Synopsis

A story as seen through the very human eyes of a doctor who worked at the Sao Paulo House of Detention. The doctor's encounters with his patients become a window onto the everyday life of the criminal underworld.
His efforts start to pay off and, over time, he earns the respect of the prison community. Visits with ailing prisoners become the context for lively and touching personal stories and respect leads to the sharing of greater and greater confidences.
These narratives, set both inside and outside the prison, culminate in the infamous October 1992 Pavilion 9 massacre, in which 111 unarmed inmates were killed. The tragic event unfolds through the stories of the inmates, who, by film's end, emerge as survivors.

Credits

Hector BABENCO - Director

Victor NAVAS - Script / Dialogue

Fernando BONASSI - Script / Dialogue

Hector BABENCO - Script / Dialogue

Walter CARVALHO (A.B.C.) - Director of Photography

André ABUJAMRA - Music

Mauro ALICE - Film Editor

Clóvis BUENO - Set decorator

Casting

Luiz Carlos VASCONCELOS - The doctor

Milton GONÇALVES - Seo Chico

Ivan DE ALMEIDA - Black Nigger

Ailton GRAÇA - Highness

Maria Luisa MENDONÇA - Dalva

Aida LERNER - Rosirene

Rodrigo SANTORO - Lady Di

Contacts

Production

SONY PICTURES CLASSICS - 550 Madison Avenue 8th floor 10022 New York UNITED STATES - T: 1 212 833 8833 - F: 1 212 833 8844

Distribution

COLUMBIA TRISTAR FILMS FRANCE - T: 01 44 40 60 00

French press

NON RENSEIGNÉ - T: 33 (0)1 47 38 14 02 - Anne LARA - anne-lara@spe.sony.com

International press

COLUMBIA TRISTAR FILM DISTRIBUTORS INTERNATIONAL - T: 1 310 244 72 58 - Cathy ESCANDELL - cathy_escandell@spe.sony.com

In Competition – Feature Films Released on Hector BABENCO

CARANDIRU

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