R | | Crime, Drama
In the slums of Rio, two kids' paths diverge as one struggles to become a photographer and the other a kingpin.
The film was not actually shot in Cidade de Deus slum, as it was too dangerous. It was shot in a neighboring, less dangerous area.
Whoa, the chicken ran away. Get that chicken, dude!
Lil' Ze is taken into custody by the police, Rocket runs after the police truck. The Police truck passes by a late - model Chevrolet S10, black, circa 2001. The movie is set in the seventies.
Actor Alexandre Rodrigues who played as Rocket, his real name was credited in one scene. after Lil ze's death, when the picture was published on newspaper, we can see the name Alexandre Rodrigues as photo credits at top of the picture instead of Rocket or Wilson Rodrigues.
The UK DVD displays the decade titles in English rather than Portuguese.
Get Up I Feel Like Being Like (Sex Machine)
Written by James Brown / Bobby Byrd / Ronald R. Lenhoff
Performed by James Brown
Dynatone Publishing Company
(Represented in Brazil by Warner Chappell Edições Musicais Ltda)
Used by permission from Universal Music Ltda
$541,996 (Brazil) (30 August 2002)
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