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      Hector Babenco

      Hector Babenco

      Highest Rated: 94% Pixote (1981)

      Lowest Rated: 57% At Play in the Fields of the Lord (1991)

      Birthday: Feb 7, 1946

      Birthplace: Mar del Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina

      Hector Babenco became Brazil's leading post-"cinema novo" director in the 1970s and an acclaimed Hollywood director in the 80s. All his films deal with social issues, and are best seen as personal and subjective accounts of "marginalized" people--the homeless, prostitutes, political prisoners, homosexuals.

      Highest rated movies

      Before Night Falls

      Photos

      CARANDIRU, director Hector Babenco (center, left), Rodrigo Santoro (center, right), on set, 2003. ©Columbia TriStar.

      Filmography

      Movies

      Credit
      80% No Score Yet Babenco - Alguém Tem que Ouvir o Coração e Dizer: Parou Self - 2019
      83% 62% My Hindu Friend Director,
      Producer
      - 2015
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Crítico Self - 2008
      No Score Yet 55% The Past Projecionista (Character),
      Director,
      Writer,
      Producer
      - 2007
      68% 86% Carandiru Director,
      Screenwriter,
      Producer
      $214.0K 2003
      74% 83% Before Night Falls Virgilio Pinera (Character) $4.2M 2000
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Venice Project Danilo Danuzzi (Character) - 1999
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Foolish Heart Director,
      Screenwriter,
      Producer
      - 1998
      57% 74% At Play in the Fields of the Lord Director,
      Screenwriter
      $1.3M 1991
      58% 59% Ironweed Director $6.9M 1987
      86% 81% Kiss of the Spider Woman Director $13.2M 1985
      94% 93% Pixote Director,
      Writer
      - 1981
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Lucio Flavio Director,
      Writer
      - 1977
      No Score Yet No Score Yet O Rei da Noite Director,
      Writer,
      Producer
      - 1975
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Past Director - 1970