The street urchin Pixote flees the inhumane conditions at a correction facility and returns to life on the streets. He seeks a mother-figure in the aging prostitute Sueli.

Original Title Pixote
German Title Pixote
French Title Pixote
Other Titles Pixote
Directed by Héctor Babenco
Country Brazil
Available Formats DCP
Screenplay Héctor Babenco, Jorge Durán
Film Editing Luiz Elias
Soundtrack John Neschling
Cinematography Rodolfo Sanchez
Sound Hugo Gama
Décors Clóvis Bueno
Costumes Clóvis Bueno
Production Embrafilme, HB Filmes
Runtime 128 Min.
Language Portugiesisch/d + f
Fernando Ramos da Silva Pixote
Jorge Julião Lilica
Gilberto Moura Dito
Edilson Lino Chico
Marília Pêra Sueli
Jardel Filho Sapatos Brancos
Rubens de Falco Juiz
Elke Maravilha Debora
Claudio Bernardo Garatao
Tony Tornado Cristal

Boston Society of Film Critics Awards 1982
Best Film, Best Actress

FOCAL International Awards 2019
FOCAL Award: Best Archive Restoration/Preservation Title
The Film Foundation

Golden Globes, USA 1982
Nomination Best Foreign Film

Locarno International Film Festival 1981
Silver Leopard   

Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards 1981
Best Foreign Film

National Board of Review, USA 1981
NBR Award Top Foreign Films

National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA 1982
Best Actress

New York Film Critics Circle Awards 1981
Best Foreign Language Film

San Sebastián International Film Festival 1981
OCIC Award - Honorable Mention 

SESC Film Festival, Brazil 1981
Critics Award,  Best Film


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