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Bus 174

Alternative title
Ônibus 174
Synopsis
A documentary recounting the events of 12 June 2002 in Rio De Janeiro when several people fell victim to the hijacking of a bus. Unable to determine the motives of the young hijhacker, the authorities stood their ground for four hours whilst the television cameras recorded every second, capturing the attention of a nation for the duration of the stand-off. The police handling of the situation resulted in a tragic ending. Portuguese dialogue with English subtitles. DVD extras: extended version; ‘Making of’ documentary; additional interviews; interview with director; photography exhibition.
Language
Portuguese (Portugal)
Country
Brazil
Year of release
2004
Year of production
2004
Subjects
Psychology; Sociology
Keywords
Brazil; negotiation skills; police; social psychology; hijacking; violence

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 2 PAL
Price
£19.99
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
140 minutes
Year
2004

Distributor

Name

Metrodome Distribution

Notes
Specialist distributor of quality, independent films, both theatrically and subsequently on DVD. DVD releases include new films, classic cinema, documentaries, animation, stage adaptations, television programming and historical drama. NB. Metrodome Distribution went into administration in 2016
 

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