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Last Stop 174 (2008)

Última Parada 174 (original title)
Unrated | | Crime, Drama, Thriller | 24 October 2008 (Brazil)
A chronicle of a real-life bus hijacking in Rio de Janeiro that occurred on June 12, 2000.

Director:

Bruno Barreto

Writer:

Bráulio Mantovani (screenplay)
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2 wins & 9 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Michel Gomes Michel Gomes ... Sandro do Nascimento
Cris Vianna Cris Vianna ... Marisa
Marcello Melo Jr. Marcello Melo Jr. ... Ale Monster (as Marcello Melo Junior)
Gabriela Luiz Gabriela Luiz ... Soninha
Anna Cotrim Anna Cotrim ... Walquiria
Tay Lopez Tay Lopez ... Jaziel
Vitor Carvalho Vitor Carvalho ... Sandro - young
Jana Guinoud Jana Guinoud ... Maria
Rodrigo dos Santos Rodrigo dos Santos ... Wagner
Ramom Francisco Ramom Francisco ... Patola - young
Lucas Rodrigues Lucas Rodrigues ... Quico - young
Yasmine Luyindula Yasmine Luyindula ... Soninha - young
Hyago Silva Hyago Silva ... Ale Monster - young
Douglas Silva ... Patola
Gleyson Lima Gleyson Lima ... Quico
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A chronicle of a real-life bus hijacking in Rio de Janeiro that occurred on June 12, 2000.

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A ride you'll never forget...

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Thriller

Certificate:

Unrated | See all certifications »
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Country:

Brazil | France

Release Date:

24 October 2008 (Brazil) See more »

Also Known As:

Autocarro 174 See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Selected as Brazil's nominee for Best Foreign Language Film at the Academy Awards [2009]. See more »

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Version of Bus 174 (2002) See more »

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Performed by André Ramiro and Fred Melianti
Written by Cybass, André Ramiro and Fred Melianti
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All rights kindly provided by André Ramiro, Fred Melianti and Cybass
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Very entertaining and well told
23 July 2009 | by JavierAndres92See all my reviews

I was recommended to see this movie. I didn't know that this movie was the Brazilian choice for the Oscars for Best Foreign Film and although it wasn't even nominates is still a very good movie. I say this because it tells a very hard story and it entertains you all the time. The movie relies on a very good direction, photography, music, good dialogs, but as I said what makes the movie likable is that is very entertaining and catches you in every moment, from the beginning to the end. Besides the acting is really good and realist, which is another strong point for the movie. Although there's no hero in this movie the characters are kind of lovable. One thing that I didn't fully understood is why do they present the two kids in the beginning if they are going to tell with more importance the story of only one of them, I understand that is for knowing their past and it helps to understand a lot, but one of the boys doesn't get the same importance of the other. And tough in the end, in the part of the bus assault there are some things rushed and that doesn't fit well, it's very good and engaging. I don't know what else to say, it is simply a very good movie that tells the life story of two children from the favelas of Rio De Janeiro and it's very good to see good stories about this subjects.


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