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Pixote ★★★★ Pixote: A Lei do Mais Fraco 1981

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. 127m/C VHS, DVD . BR Fernando Ramos Da Silva, Marilia Pera, Jorge Juliao, Gilberto Moura, Jose Nilson dos Santos, Edilson Lino; D: Hector Babenco; W: Hector Babenco; C: Rodolfo Sanchez; M: John Neschling. L.A. Film Critics '81: Foreign Film; N.Y. Film Critics '81: Foreign Film; Natl. Soc. Film Critics '81: Actress (Pera).