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6 Ratings

The Twelve Labours

Os 12 Trabalhos

Directed by Ricardo Elias
Brazil, 2006


Heracles is a poor young black boy from São Paulo who after being released from one of the FEBEM reformatory schools where he was imprisoned because of his involvement with drugs, tries to turn over a new leaf in life and finds a job as a motorcycle courier.

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The Twelve Labours Directed by Ricardo Elias

Awards & Festivals

San Sebastián International Film Festival

2006 | Winner: Horizons Award

Havana Film Festival

2006 | Winner: Grand Coral - Third Prize

Rio de Janeiro International Film Festival

2006 | Winner: Best Actor (Première Brazil)

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