City of God [Blu-ray] [2002]

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Overall Customer Rating:
Rating 4.65 out of 5 stars.
4.6
96% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (39 out of 41)

Special Features

  • "News from a Personal War" Documentary

Synopsis

City of God
Fernando Meirelles' City of God is a sweeping tale of how crime affects the poor population of Rio de Janeiro. Though the narrative skips around in time, the main focus is on Cabeleira who formed a gang called the Tender Trio. He and his best friend, Bené (Phelipe Haagensen), become crime lords over the course of a decade. When Bené is killed before he can retire, Lil' Zé attempts to take out his arch enemy, Sandro Cenoura (Matheus Nachtergaele). But Sandro and a young gangster named Mane form an alliance and begin a gang war with Lil' Zé. Amateur photographer Buscape (Alexandre Rodrigues) takes pictures of the brutal crime war, making their story famous. City of God was screened at the 2002 Cannes Film Festival. ~ Perry Seibert, Rovi

Cast & Crew

  • Alexandre Rodrigues
    Alexandre Rodrigues - Buscapé (Rocket)
  • Leandro Firmino da Hora
    Leandro Firmino da Hora - Zé Pequeno (Lil' Zé)
  • Matheus Nachtergaele
    Matheus Nachtergaele - Sandro Cenoura (Carrot)
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    Phelipe Haagensen - Bené (Benny)
  • Seu Jorge
    Seu Jorge - Mane Galinha (Knockout Ned)

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41 Reviews
96%of customers recommend this product.

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