Poster for the film 'Bus 174'
Poster for the film 'Bus 174', 2002.
'Bus 174' is a Brazilian documentary film released on October 22, 2002. It is the directorial debut of director José Padilha and co-director Felipe Lacerda. In 2000, Sandro do Nascimento, a young man from a poor background, held passengers on a bus hostage for four hours. The event was caught live on television. The movie examines the incident and what life is like in the slums and favelas of Rio de Janeiro and how the criminal justice system in Brazil treats the lower classes.
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