City of God (2002)

R  |   |  Crime, Drama


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


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  • Fernando Meirelles at an event for City of God (2002)
  • Leandro Firmino in City of God (2002)
  • Fernando Meirelles at an event for City of God (2002)

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Cast & Crew

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Directors:

Fernando Meirelles , Kátia Lund (co-director)

Writers:

Paulo Lins (novel), Bráulio Mantovani (screenplay)

Did You Know?

Trivia

In the DVD commentary track, director Fernando Meirelles reveals that the shot in which we see Alicate, Cabeleira and Marreco through the bumper of the gas truck is a homage/spoof of the TV series Charlie's Angels (1976) (the three boys are seen holding their guns pointing to different ... ...


Quotes

Zé Pequeno: Whoa, the chicken ran away. Get that chicken, dude!


Goofs

When Knockout Ned is yelling over the dead boy, the body is breathing.


Crazy Credits

There are no actor credits in the opening credits.

Storyline

Plot Summary


Synopsis (WARNING: Spoilers)


Genres

Crime | Drama

Details

Release Date:

13 February 2004

Language

Portuguese


Country of Origin

Brazil, France

Box Office

Budget:

$3,300,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$541,996 (Brazil) (30 August 2002)

Gross:

$7,563,397 (USA) (20 June 2004)

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