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City of God (Cidade de Deus) (2002)

City of God
8.3 Rating
(1729 ratings)
8.7 IMDB rating

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Alexandre Rodrigues

Alexandre Rodrigues

Buscapé - Rocket
Leandro Firmino

Leandro Firmino

Zé Pequeno - Li'l Zé
Phellipe Haagensen

Phellipe Haagensen

Bené - Benny
Douglas Silva

Douglas Silva

Dadinho - Li'l Dice
Jonathan Haagensen

Jonathan Haagensen

Cabeleira - Shaggy
Matheus Nachtergaele

Matheus Nachtergaele

Sandro Cenoura - Carrot
Seu Jorge

Seu Jorge

Mané Galinha - Knockout Ned
Jefechander Suplino

Jefechander Suplino

Alicate - Clipper


Written by
Paulo Lins

Paulo Lins

novel
Bráulio Mantovani

Bráulio Mantovani

screenplay


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If you run you're dead...if you stay, you're dead.

5 years, 10 months ago at Oct 5 1:03
7 votes
''You need more than guts to be a good gangster, you need ideas.''

Two boys growing up in a violent neighbourhood of Rio de Janeiro take different paths: one becomes a photographer, the other a drug dealer.

Alexandre Rodrigues: Buscapé - Rocket

Leandro Firmino: Zé Pequeno - Li'l Zé

Guns, drugs, ambitious youths, gangs, killing...What... read more

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3 years, 6 months ago at Feb 10 4:19
4 votes
Fernando Meirelles worked mostly with amateur actors from such camps. Leaving them to improvise to a large extent succeeded in creating this atmosphere of realism that underlies the entire film and creates a sense documentary. The way they edited the footage and connects the stories of heroes over 30 years is remarkable. More impressive, however, are scenes of battle that the originality and imagi... read more

Best ever

7 years, 10 months ago at Oct 10 4:02
1 vote
This is one of the greatest movies ever. If you haven't seen it, go see it now.
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Description: Cidade de Deus (City of God) is a housing project built in the 1960's that--in the early 80's--became one of the most dangerous places in Rio de Janeiro. The tale tells the stories of many characters whose lives sometimes intersect. However, all is seen through the eyes of a singular narrator: Busca-Pé, a poor black youth too frail a ... (more)
Release date: 5 June 2003
UPC: 786936223897
Drama (47), Crime (44), Brazil (43), 2000s (26), 2002 (24), Violence (24), Brazilian (18), Poverty (17), Drugs (15), (15), Coming Of Age (14), Gangs (13), Slum (10), Gangster (9), Murder (8), Foreign (8), Favela (7), 1980s (6), 2003 (5), Revenge (5)
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