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Director:
Writers:
Elena Soarez (screenplay) and
Paulo Morelli (story)
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Release Date:
31 August 2007 (Brazil) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
An unforgettable tale of friendship and survival in a city where the greatest challenge is growing up.
Plot:
Best buddies Acerola and Laranjinha, about to turn 18, discover things about their missing fathers' pasts which will shatter their solid friendship, in the middle of a war between rival drug gangs from Rio's favelas. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Sensitive and emotive movie See more (28 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)
Douglas Silva ... Acerola
Darlan Cunha ... Laranjinha
Jonathan Haagensen ... Madrugadão
Rodrigo dos Santos ... Heraldo
Camila Monteiro ... Cris
Naima Silva ... Camila
Eduardo 'BR' Piranha ... Nefasto (as Eduardo BR)
Luciano Vidigal ... Fiel
Pedro Henrique ... Caju
Vítor Oliveira ... Clayton
Vinícius Oliveira ... Clayton
Rafaela Santos ... Bela da Madrugadao
Fábio Lago ... Ceara
Claudio Jaborandy ... Complice de Heraldo
Babu Santana ... Drug lord from Morro do Careca
Maria Francisca ... Elvira
Sônia Lino ... Esmeralda
Michel Gomes ... Fininho
Barbara Borgga ... Funciandria Presidio
Alran Pinheiro ... Funciandrio Cartorlo
Vinicius Messias ... Garçon 1
Erik Burdon ... Garçon 2
Alex Borges ... Garçon 3
Mário Hermeto ... Garçon 4
Robson Luiz ... Garoto Novo
Cláudio Cinti ... Golano Acougueiro
Bronca ... Guarda do Patronato (as Bronca - Murilo Macedo)
José Mario Farias ... Helinho
Brenno Neves ... Madrugadao Crianca
Alexandro Brito ... Moleque da Farmacia
Maurício Gonçalves ... Nestor
Robson Santos ... Olheiro Morro do Careca
Thogun ... Pal de Acerola
Andrea Bacellar ... Patroa Cris
Luisao Seixas ... Pedreira
Charles Torres ... Pregador
Flavio Borja ... Policial 1 - Juarez
Marcello Barcellos ... Policial 2
Luca De Castro ... Sindico do Condominio
Aldene Abreu ... Soldado 1 Bete
Isaac Borges ... Soldado 2 - Doldinho
Márcio Costa ... Soldado 3 - Polito
Robson Rocha ... Soldado 4 - Bulu
Dimas ... Soldado Morro do Careca 1 (as Dimas - Fagner Santos)
Jersiano Vieira ... Soldado Morro do Careca 2
Kamilla Rodrigues ... Tina
Michelle Cardoso ... Valéria
Carolina Bezerra ... Vendedora Lojo
Eber Inacio ... Zézé - Farmaceutico
Jonathan Azevedo ... Soldado de Madrugadao 1
Gabriel Aguiar ... Soldado do Madrugadao 2
Avandro Ricardo ... Soldado do Madrugadao 3
Bino Silva ... Soldado do Madrugadao 4
Arthur Viana ... Soldado do Madrugadao 5
André Carvalho ... Soldado do Madrugadao 6
Edy Argolo ... Soldado do Madrugadao 7
Arthur Bispo Coutinho ... Vapor Madrugadao 2 (as Arthur Bispo)
Jonathan Gomes ... Vapor Madrugadao 4
Black ... Soldado Nefasto 1
Victor Fernando ... Soldado Nefasto 2
Luiz Tomaz ... Soldado Nefasto 3
Biro ... Soldado Nefasto 4
Allan Pacheco ... Soldado Nefasto 5
Tiago Souza ... Soldado Nefasto 6
Pagodinho ... Soldado Nefasto 7
Wilton Campos ... Soldado Nefasto 8
André Santos ... Soldado Nefasto 9
Alex Basilio ... Soldado do Careca 1
Everton Tonzao ... Soldado do Careca 2
Negao ... Soldado do Careca 3
Zoi ... Soldado do Careca 4
Bebezao ... Soldado do Careca 5
Nandao ... Soldado do Careca 6
Bei ... Soldado do Careca 7
Joao Paulo ... Soldado do Careca 8

Directed by
Paulo Morelli 
 
Writing credits
Elena Soarez (screenplay)

Paulo Morelli  story
Elena Soarez  story

Produced by
Guel Arraes .... associate producer
Andrea Barata Ribeiro .... producer
Bel Berlinck .... producer
Fernando Meirelles .... producer
Paulo Morelli .... producer
Carlos Eduardo Rodrigues .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
Antonio Pinto 
 
Cinematography by
Adriano Goldman 
 
Film Editing by
Daniel Rezende 
 
Production Design by
Rafael Ronconi 
 
Art Direction by
Rafael Ronconi 
 
Costume Design by
Ines Salgado 
Inês Salgado 
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Leonardo Carvalho .... third assistant director
Alice Gomez .... third assistant director
Isabella Teixeira .... first assistant director
 
Sound Department
Luis Bourscheidt .... foley assistant
João Caserta .... assistant dialogue editor
Lulu Farah .... adr recordist
Roger Hands .... foley artist
Juliana Lago .... assistant sound editor
Alessandro Laroca .... supervising sound editor
Eduardo Virmond Lima .... sound effects editor
Fernando Lobo .... foley mixer
Antonio Mac-Dowell .... foley editor
Frederico Massine .... sound assistant
Paulo Ricardo Nunes .... sound recordist
Débora Opolski .... dialogue editor
Lucas Cesario Pereira .... assistant dialogue editor
Paulo Henrique Servello .... digital mastering
Armando Torres Jr. .... sound re-recording mixer
Vampiro .... boom operator
 
Visual Effects by
Luis Ignacio Barrague .... conforming editor
Fabian Gamarra .... data manager
Gustavo Leão .... video graphics
Rogério Marinho .... visual effects
Aruan Santos .... digital visual effects compositor
Robson Sartori .... visual effects coordinator
Marcelo Siqueira .... visual effects supervisor
Karina Vanes .... post production coordinator
Daniel Vasconcellos .... 3D artist
Andre Waller .... digital compositor
Andre Waller .... visual effects supervisor
Ariel Wollinger .... film recording supervisor
Mariana Zdravca .... post-production coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Joel 'Junior' de Queiroz .... electrician
Célio Souza .... video engineer
 
Editorial Department
Sean Cooney .... post-production executive
Fábio Fatorelli .... assistant editor
Rafael Yamin .... colorist telecine: Scan 2k
 
Music Department
Thacio Palanca .... music production assistant
Fil Pinheiro .... music programmer
 
Other crew
Claudia Büschel .... production coordinator
Raphael Cavaco .... assistant set manager
Paulão Costa .... set manager
Christian Duurvoort .... acting coach
Ariadne Mazzetti .... commercial attendant
 
Thanks
Paulo De Tarso Akamine .... thanks
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Cidade dos Homens" - Brazil (original title)
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Runtime:
106 min
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Goofs:
Crew or equipment visible: When Camila is showing Wallace her hair and telling him where Ace is, a leg of the tripod holding the close up camera is visible on the right side in the wide shot of them.See more »
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FAQ

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Is this a sequel to "City of God"?
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38 out of 53 people found the following review useful.
Sensitive and emotive movie, 2 September 2007

I just saw it and despite of the rough theme is a sensitive and emotive movie, very different from City of God. City of God was frenetic, full of effects, City of Men is more traditional and the narrative is more conventional. The traffic and the violence is in the background, the theme here is the paternity. Acting is first class, music is melodious and integrate to the scenes, photograph is similar to City of God. Above the summary: Laranjinha and Acerola are preparing themselves to adult life! At the age of 18, each boy has his own problems: Child, women, family, job, forgotten wishes and dreams are some of this adventure's spices, which, to add another pinch of thrill, tells about a war on the hill that will expel the young adults from their community. Will be definite all those changes?

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