City of God (2002)

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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

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Directors:

Fernando Meirelles , Kátia Lund (co-director)

Writers:

Paulo Lins (novel), Bráulio Mantovani (screenplay)

Did You Know?

Trivia

Fernando Meirelles wanted the cast to consist of people who had never acted before and professional actors who were not widely known. One such actor was Matheus Nachtergaele, whom Meirelles had seen in a play. While Meirelles was working on the script, however, Nachtergaele suddenly ... ...


Quotes

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


Goofs

The length of the joint Lil Dice is smoking when he is hanging out with the Tender Trio changes size between shots.


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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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