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Who Killed Pixote? (1996)

Quem Matou Pixote? (original title)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Cassiano Carneiro Cassiano Carneiro ... Fernando
Luciana Rigueira Luciana Rigueira ... Cida
Joana Fomm ... Iracema
Tuca Andrada ... Cafu
Roberto Bomtempo Roberto Bomtempo ... Lobato
Carol Machado Carol Machado ... Ana Lúcia
Maria Luísa Mendonça ... Malu
Candido Damm Candido Damm ... Carbonara
Anselmo Vasconcelos ... Diretor
Orlando Vieira Orlando Vieira ... Louzeiro
Antônio Petrin Antônio Petrin ... Comissário
Antonio Abujamra Antonio Abujamra ... Advogado
Paulo Betti Paulo Betti ... Diretor de TV
Maria Lúcia Dahl Maria Lúcia Dahl ... Atriz
Sávio Pinheiro Sávio Pinheiro ... Kiko
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The true story of the boy who became famous when he was cast for the main part on the Brazilian film Pixote (1981). After the film was over, he tried to work as an actor on other projects, with little success. As time went by, he got involved with crime. Written by lukejoplin@infolink.com.br

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August 1996 (Canada) See more »

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Who Killed Pixote is a film that breaks your heart into a million pieces..
16 November 2000 | by l9raeSee all my reviews

I saw the original film 'Pixote' and felt kicked in the stomach after it was over. Life in Brazil seems so hopeless for small children. And seeing the follow up makes it even more devastating to know that this young mans life amounted to not much. The fact that this story is true makes it that much harder to watch, translation: brilliant. The only thing was that there was no real cinematic composition, and that would have really made the film that much more moving. But, it's a great film all the same.


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