Carandiru Movie Information

Movie Information

Overall Rank: 3378

Average Rating: 2.9/4

# of Ratings: 16

Theatrical Release Date: 05/14/2004

Language: Portuguese

Genre: Drama, Crime

MPAA Rating: R

Director: Hector Babenco

Actors: Ailton Graça, Aida Leiner, Rodrigo Santoro, Maria Luisa Mendonça, Gero Camilo, Lázaro Ramos

Plot: Brazilian MD Drauzio Varella starts AIDS prevention in Brazil's largest prison, Carandiru, in Sao Paulo, where the population is nearly double its 4000 maximum. Doc learns from experience, and through stories, the tragic history behind the crimes which landed the prisoners there. Just when he believes to leave the prisoners happy with a soccer tournament, a silly clothing line argument kick-starts a politically opportune revolt. -- rajeshkumar.jk

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