R | | Crime, Drama
Two boys growing up in a violent neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro take different paths: one becomes a photographer, the other a drug dealer.
On the American version of the DVD, the guns are all removed from the hands of the group standing on the DVD cover. They are pointing imaginary guns.
Whoa, the chicken ran away. Get that chicken, dude!
When Li'l Zé makes Knockout Ned undress, Knockout Ned's shirt is already unbuttoned. But in the next shot we see him unbuttoning it.
There are no actor credits in the opening credits.
$541,996 (Brazil) (30 August 2002)
$7,563,397 (USA) (20 June 2004)
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