The movie Carandiru is about a Brazilian doctor named Dr. Drauzio Varella who begins an AIDS prevention treatment in one of the largest prisons in Brazil, which happens to be named Carandiru. The prison is crowded and dirty. The prisoners are unhappy and he begins to get to know them on a personal level more and more throughout his visits. He believes they are all happy until an incident occurs which proves otherwise.
- Luis Carlos Vasconcelos, Luiz Carlos Vasconcelos, Milton Goncalves, Ivan de Almeida, Ailton Graca
- Sony Pictures Classics
- Hector Babenco