City of God = Cidade de Deus
In the 1960's, Cidade De Deus is already the most violent neighbourhood of Rio de Janeiro; over the years, drugs and guns flood the area making gang war inevitable. An aspiring photographer tries to stay straight and earn a living in this environment. Superb Brazilian thriller
S.l.: Buena Vista Home Entertainment, 2003
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Statement of responsibility: a film directed by Fernando Meirelles
Buena Vista Home Entertainment D 888789.
Film released in 2002.
Cast includes Matheus Nachtergaele; Alexandre Rodrigues; Leandro Firmino; Jonathan Haagensen.
Based on the novel by Paulo Lins.
Portuguese dialogue with English subtitles.
1 videodisc (DVD) (124 min.) : sd., col.
Feature films Brazil.
Cidade de Deus.
- DVD includes short documentary on conflict between gangs and cops in Rio's slums, entitled News from a private war.