City of God (2002)
Character Lil Ze has publicity photographs taken of him, depicting him with guns as an outlaw, pictures then run in the newspaper.
The gang war at the end partially follows the plot of yojimbo.
Exposition of character Knockout Ned, similar to that of Orfeu, in he is a trolley/bus conductor, and is handsome enough that he can have any woman in the favela.
The themes discussed, the portrayal of poverty in Rio, and many of the situations and characters are clearly influenced by "Rio Zona Norte".
The themes discussed, the portrayal of poverty in Rio, and many of the situations and characters are clearly influenced by "Rio 40 Graus".
Character in middle of gang war takes pictures for news corporation.
mentioned by Letícia
Mentioned during the "fish puns in film titles" scene
Mentioned in dialogue
dvd cover shown as part of Jerry's life while at Circuit City
poster seen in video store
A large poster is seen on the bedroom wall during a sex scene.
Makes the countdown, is talked about.
behind the scenes footage of Silva
Tracking shots of chickens are a nod to "City of God".
mentioned a few times
poster in store
The "still-frame" shot of the football in the air is a nod to "City of God".
Quick shot of Brazilian slums
footage in the end of movie
Movie reviewed in this episode.
one of the main spoofs of the film