City of God

IMDB LogoIMDB Star8.6/10
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Crime Drama 2002-02-05 130m

Tags: Country: Brazil languages: Português Production: O2 Filmes, Videofilmes, Wild Bunch, Hank Levine Film, Globo Filmes, Lumière Writers: Paulo Lins, Bráulio Mantovani Directors: Fernando Meirelles, Kátia Lund

Cidade de Deus is a shantytown that started during the 1960s and became one of Rio de Janeiro’s most dangerous places in the beginning of the 1980s. To tell the story of this place, the movie describes the life of various characters, all seen by the point of view of the narrator, Buscapé. Buscapé was raised in a very violent environment. Despite the feeling that all odds were against him, he finds out that life can be seen with other eyes...

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