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Release Date: September 26, 1980

Year    :   1980
Slogan    :   «They can't outrun the law of the weakest.»
Genres    :   Crime, Drama
Production Companies    :   HB Filmes, Embrafilme
Director    :   Héctor Babenco
Producers    :   Héctor Babenco, Paulo Francini, Sylvia B. Naves, Jose Pinto
Writers    :   Héctor Babenco, Jorge Durán, José Louzeiro
RunTime    :   128 mins.

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.

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