The Red Light Bandit

The Red Light Bandit ( Portuguese : O Bandido da Luz Vermelha ) is a 1968 Brazilian crime movie directed by Rogério Sganzerla , [1] inspired by the crimes of the real-life burglar João Acácio Pereira da Costa, Known as the “Red Light Bandit “( Bandido da Luz Vermelha ). [2] The film is a representative work of marginal cinema . Sganzerla was 21 years old when he directed it. [3]

A sequel directed by Ícaro Martins and Helena Ignez , widow of Sganzerla, was released in 2010: Luz nas Trevas – Volta do Bandido da Luz Vermelha . [4] [5]

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