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Carandiru (2003)


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3.5 out of 10 Quality flick
Peter from Wicklow, 24 Apr 2010
Every bit as good as 'City of God'. Hard hitting, but very entertaining. The story alone is incredible enough, but the overall production of the movie is class.
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3 out of 10 Watchable.
nigel from Galway, 11 Jun 2012
Not a lot of action till the end, but a very watchable film, covers the stories of the inmates and the reasons they ended up in prison.
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Acclaimed Argentinean director Hector Babenco (KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN, PIXOTE), blends pathos and black comedy in this adaptation of the autobiographical book CARANDIRU STATION by Dr. Drauzio Varella, who worked inside Sao Paulo's now-defunct Carandiru Prison. In 1992, overcrowded Carandiru gained international infamy when military police troops, called to quell a riot, killed 111 inmates. The Carandiru population contained murderers, drug dealers, and all manner of petty...

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