About the film
Release Date: September 11, 1981
|Slogan||:||«They can’t outrun the law of the weakest.»|
|Production Companies||:||HB Filmes, Embrafilme|
|Producers||:||Héctor Babenco, Paulo Francini, Sylvia B. Naves, Jose Pinto|
|Writers||:||Héctor Babenco, Jorge Durán, José Louzeiro|
10-year-old Pixote endures torture, degradation, and corruption at a local youth detention center where two of its members are murdered by policemen who frame Lilica, a 17-year-old trans hustler. Pixote helps Lilica and three other boys escape and they start to make their living by a life of crime which only escalates to more violence and death.