Carandiru is an Argentine-Brazilian film of 2003 directed by Héctor Babenco. It is based on the book Estação Carandiru (in Spanish: Estación Carandiru) of 1999 by Dr. Drauzio Varella, a doctor and specialist in AIDS, who is represented by Luiz Carlos Vasconcelos in the film.
Carandiru tells some of the stories that occurred in the Carandiru penitentiary, which was one of the largest prisons in Latin America. The story ends with the 1992 massacre, where 111 prisoners died, of which 102 were killed by the police. The film was the last thing the prison was used for before its demolition in 2002, a year before the launch.
This film won, among other awards, the India Catalina for best film at the Cartagena Film Festival in 2004.
The following weapons were used in the film Carandiru:
Colt Detective Special
In the bag of Ziko a Colt Detective Special is seen, also it is used by the companion of Black Nigger to try to kill it after a robbery.In the history of Majesty he also uses one to scare away the boyfriend of Dalva.
Smith & Wesson Model 10
When Deusdete asks for a weapon to Ziko to defend between the weapons of a bag is a Smith & Wesson Model 10 that Deusdete finally uses to kill the thugs.
Taurus Model 689
Claudio Miro uses this weapon to kill his wife for betraying him.
One of the corrupt policemen carries an unknown gun to steal Claudio Miro's money.
The colonel in charge of taking control of Carandiru carries a Taurus pistol.
INA Model 953
The INA Model 953 is carried by Brazilian Military Police during carandiru mutiny. One of the armored truck robbers also carries one.
During the mutiny several policemen carries TEC-9.
During the massacre several military police officers use the FMK-3.
In the Carandiru massacre some policemen are seen using an unknown sub-machine gun.
The prison guards and several military police officers use the Brazilian version of the FAL.
one of the military policemen carries a ruger rifle to kill Lady but repents and leaves.
Colt AR-15 Sporter-1
One of the military policemen takes what appears to be a Colt-AR 15 while removing the surviving prisoners.
Companhia Brasileira de Cartuchos Model 586P
During the assault on the armored truck Claudio uses this shotgun. Another one of the thieves in the assault also carries this shotgun, they can also be seen in the hands of military policemen in the mutiny.
A mossberg 500 is used by a military police to threaten inmates.