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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Cast & Crew

Top Billed Cast


Fernando Meirelles , Kátia Lund (co-director)


Paulo Lins (novel), Bráulio Mantovani (screenplay)


Release Date:

13 February 2004



Country of Origin

Brazil, France

Box Office


$3,300,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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


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

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