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Films To Watch Before You Die #74 - City of God (2002)

28 March 2012 11:25 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

D.J. Haza presents the next entry in his series of films to watch before you die...

City of God (Portuguese: Cidade de Deus), 2002.

Directed by Fernando Meirelles.

Starring Alexandre Rodrigues, Leandro Firmino da Hora, Alice Braga, Jonathan Haagensen, Douglas Silva and Seu Jorge.

City of God is a Brazilian film that is based upon Paulo Lins’ novel of the same name and depicts real life characters and stories of a Rio De Janeiro slum and it’s inhabitants. Following the main character Rocket (Rodrigues) from his childhood in the Rio favella Cidade de Deus (City of God), it depicts the growth of organised crime through the 60s, 70s and 80s. As well as following the story of quiet and honest photographer Rocket, the film also tells the stories of those he saw rise to the top of the criminal world and fall abruptly at some point.

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