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Hector Babenco

Hector Babenco was born on February 7, 1946 in Mar del Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina as Héctor Eduardo Babenco. He is a director and writer, known for Carandiru (2003), Pixote (1981) and Kiss of the Spider Woman (1985). See full bio »
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 2014 Words with Gods (segment "The Man That Stole a Duck")
 2007 El pasado
 2005 Carandiru, Outras Histórias (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 2003 Carandiru
 1998 Foolish Heart
 1987 Ironweed
 1981 Pixote
 1977 Lucio Flavio
 1973 O Fabuloso Fittipaldi (Documentary)
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[on William Hurt] Hurt promises you a bad time and he delivers on his promises.


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