Miramax Films | Release Date: January 17, 2003
Summary: Welcome to the world's most notorious slum: Rio de Janeiro's 'City of God.' A place where combat photographers fear to tread, where Police rarely go, and residents are lucky if they live to the age of 20. This is the true story of a young man who grew up on these streets and whose ambition as a photographer is our window in and ultimately may be him only way out. [Miramax]
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Runtime: 130 min
Rating: Rated R for strong brutal violence, sexuality, drug content and language.
Production: Studio Canal
Genres: Drama, Crime
Countries: Brazil, France
Language: Portuguese
Home Release Date: Jun 8, 2004
Director Credit
Fernando Meirelles Director
Kátia Lund Director
Writer Credit
Bráulio Mantovani Writer
Paulo Lins Writer
Principal Cast Credit
Alexandre Rodrigues Buscapé - Rocket
Matheus Nachtergaele Sandro Cenoura - Carrot
Cast Credit
Alice Braga Angélica
Douglas Silva Dadinho - Li'l Dice
Edson Oliveira Barbantinho Adulto - Older Stringy
Emerson Gomes Barbantinho - Stringy
Jefechander Suplino Alicate - Clipper
Jonathan Haagensen Cabeleira - Shaggy
Leandro Firmino Zé Pequeno - Li'l Zé
Luis Otávio Buscapé Criança - Young Rocket
Maurício Marques Cabeção - Melonhead
Michel de Souza Bené Criança - Young Benny
Phellipe Haagensen Bené - Benny
Roberta Rodrigues Berenice - Bernice
Seu Jorge Mané Galinha - Knockout Ned
Producer Credit
Andrea Barata Ribeiro Producer
Bel Berlinck Line Producer
Daniel Filho Co-Producer
Donald Ranvaud Executive Producer
Elisa Tolomelli Line Producer
Hank Levine Co-Producer
Juliette Renaud Co-Producer
Marc Beauchamps Co-Producer
Mauricio Andrade Ramos Producer
Vincent Maraval Co-Producer
Walter Salles Executive Producer