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Pixote: The Law of the Weakest

Pixote: A Lei do Mais Fraco

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Directed by Héctor Babenco
Brazil, 1980
Crime, Drama

Synopsis

Pixote follows a group of boys from the horrors of reform school to their escape onto the streets of São Paulo, and revolves around 11-year-old child criminal Pixote. Abandoned by those that were meant to protect them, they are forced to survive with the only economies open to them: sex and drugs.

Synopsis

Pixote follows a group of boys from the horrors of reform school to their escape onto the streets of São Paulo, and revolves around 11-year-old child criminal Pixote. Abandoned by those that were meant to protect them, they are forced to survive with the only economies open to them: sex and drugs.

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Pixote: The Law of the WeakestDirected byHéctor Babenco

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Awards & Festivals

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Berlin International Film Festival
1990
Locarno International Film Festival
1981 | Winner: Silver Leopard
1987
San Sebastián International Film Festival
1981 | Honorable Mention: OCIC Award

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