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2011, Fri, Nov 18

Pixote: The Law of the Weakest (Pixote: A Lei do Mais Fraco)

D: Héctor Babenco

Premiere Brasil - Special: Héctor Babenco
"Premiere Brasil" shows three of his greatest films.After the screening follows a live video conversation with Héctor Babenco. He will discuss with Karim Ainouz and the audience.| Moderation: Ilda Santiago

Brazil 1981, 128 min, English subtitles

The street urchin Pixote flees the inhumane conditions at a correction facility and returns to life on the streets. He seeks a mother-figure in the aging prostitute Sueli.