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HB Filmes

Overview
Works: 24 works in 67 publications in 3 languages and 2,044 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Prison films  Film adaptations  Crime films  Social problem films  History  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Historical films  Fiction  Juvenile delinquency films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by HB Filmes
Kiss of the spider woman by Hector Babenco( Visual )

24 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and Portuguese and held by 1,122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A homosexual and a politically active journalist share a prison cell in an unnamed South American country. Though they initially have nothing in common, a strong relationship between the cellmates develops
Pixote : a lei do mais fraco by Hector Babenco( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in Portuguese and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ten-year-old Pixote (Portuguese slang for 'Peewee') is one of three million homeless children in Brazil. Hauled off to a crowded detention center, wide-eyed Pixote witnesses rapes, beatings and other acts of random violence by both the guards and the inmates. With the transvestite Lilica and his lover Dito, Pixote escapes from the reform school where he and his friends hit the streets alone, embarking on a life of violence and crime."--Container
Carandiru by Hector Babenco( Visual )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in Portuguese and Spanish and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in São Paulo's House of Detention, locally known as Carandiru. An oncologist arrives at the jail to test patients for HIV infection. Seeing the disease, overcrowding, and rampant circulation of drugs, the doctor comes to realize the internal power structure among the prisoners. Narratives develop, including the attempted murder of Dagger, the solitary confinement of Chico, and the romance between Lady Di and Too Bad. The doctor eventually begins to see the prisoners as survivors. Culminates with a violent conclusion: a dramatization of the October 2, 1992 prison riot known as the Carandiru Massacre, in which 111 prisoners are killed
El pasado by Hector Babenco( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in Spanish and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A couple separates after twelve years together. The man is intent on beginning a new relationship as soon as possible, but the woman isn't ready to move on yet
O rei da noite by Hector Babenco( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in Portuguese and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In São Paulo, we see the life of a young man through the decades as he lives a Don Juan existence, courting three sisters and having a night life with a pretty young prostitute
Lúcio Flávio, o passageiro da agonia by Hector Babenco( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in Portuguese and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of Brazilian bank-robber Lúcio Flávio, who fascinated some people in Rio de Janeiro during the 1970s for his bold robberies and spectacular escapes, and also because he was thought to be intelligent and "politically aware". Before dying, he disclosed a network of corruption in Brazilian Police, and its involvement with the infamous "Death Squad" of the time, a group of policemen who went about killing criminals without giving them a fair trial
Pixote : a lei do mais fraco = survival of the weakest( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in Portuguese and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A realistic dramatization of the brutal underworld inhabited by Brazil's unwanted children
Bésame mucho( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in Portuguese and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four friends' careers, marriages and friendships are very much put to the test during the political events of the 1960s and the 1970s
Terra sonâmbula = Sleepwalking land( Visual )

in Portuguese and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Muidinga is desperate to find the family he lost while his country Mozambique was in civil war. He finds a diary that recounts the story of a woman on a ship who is searching for her son. Convinced that he is her son, Muidinga decides to find her with the help of wise guardian Tuahir
Corazón iluminado by Hector Babenco( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Living with his parents, 17-year-old Juan hangs out with several intellectuals who would like to photograph the human soul. The girlfriend of the group's financier is Ana, and Juan is attracted to her, despite the knowledge that she spent two years at a clinic because she was "crazy." Juan sees Ana when he can and trains as a door-to-door salesman, but when the German photographer on the soul project gives him a viewfinder, it changes his life, putting him on the path to his later success as a Hollywood director
Carandiru $h [videorecording]( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in Portuguese and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in São Paulo's House of Detention, locally known as Carandiru. An oncologist arrives at the jail to test patients for HIV infection. Seeing the disease, overcrowding, and rampant circulation of drugs, the doctor comes to realize the internal power structure among the prisoners. Narratives develop, including the attempted murder of Dagger, the solitary confinement of Chico, and the romance between Lady Di and Too Bad. The doctor eventually begins to see the prisoners as survivors. Culminates with a violent conclusion: a dramatization of the October 2, 1992 prison riot known as the Carandiru Massacre, in which 111 prisoners are killed
Pixote : a lei do mais fraco = Pixote : the survival of the weakest( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in Portuguese and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A realistic dramatization of the brutal underworld inhabited by Brazil's unwanted children
Batuque by Ney Matogrosso( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in Portuguese and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1462, the first African slaves in Cape Verde, brought with them the rhythms of what would become Batuque, a musical dance form, performed mostly by woman as both singers and dancers. Made illegal during the Portuguese colonial era, it remained alive, although hidden. The group, Raiz de Tambarina, one of the oldest groups on Santiago Island is still active today
Pixote a lei do mais fraco by Hector Babenco( Visual )

2 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in Portuguese and English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten-year-old Pixote (Portuguese slang for 'Peewee') is one of three million homeless children in Brazil. Hauled off to a crowded detention center, wide-eyed Pixote witnesses rapes, beatings and other acts of random violence by both the guards and the inmates. With the transvestite Lilica and his lover Dito, Pixote escapes from the reform school where he and his friends hit the streets alone, embarking on a life of violence and crime
O passado : "El pasado"( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rimini, joven tradutor termina um casamento de 12 anos com Sofia, sua primeira namorada. A delicadeza com a qual ambos conduzem a separação acaba quando ele comença a namorar Vera, modelo de 22 anos que, ao presenciar Sofia beijando-o à força, morre atropelada. Um ano depois, já refeito, Rimini se casa com Carmen, sua parceira de traduçaõ. Uma amnésia misteriosa, decorrente do trauma da morte de Vera, apaga de seu cerebro o conhecimento dos idiomas que ele traduz. Ajudado por Carmen, Rimini tenta se adaptar ao papel incômodo de marido dependente
Kiss of the spider woman : a film by Hector Babenco( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meu amigo hindu( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"Diego is a film director very close to death, surrounded by people who are having trouble dealing with his current tempestuous mood. Chances are he won't survive, but if he does, that means he needs to relearn how to live."--IMDb
Pixote a lei do mais fraco( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in Portuguese and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Pixote, a 10-year-old runaway boy, is arrested on the streets of Sao Paulo during a police round-up homeless people. Pixote endures torture, degradation and corruption at a local youth detention center where two of the runaways are murdered by policemen who frame Lilica, a 17-year-old transvesite hustler. Pixote helps Lilica and three other boys escape where they make their living by the life of crime which only escalates to more violence and death
Carandiru by Hector Babenco( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Set in Sao Paulo's House of Detention. An oncologist arrives at the jail to test patients for HIV infection. Seeing the disease, overcrowding, and rampant circulation of drugs, the doctor comes to realize the internal power structure among the prisoners. He eventually sees the prisoners as survivors, leading up to the violent conclusion: a reconstruction of the October 2, 1992, prison riot known as the Carandiru Massacre
 
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