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Other Formats:  City of God Blu-ray Disc

Release Date: 4/15/2011
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Rating: (Not rated)
Rating Reason: (Reason unavailable)
UPC: 031398137269
Studio: Miramax/Lionsgate

Directed by: Fernando Meirelles, Katia Lund
Featuring: Alexandre Rodrigues, Gera Camilo, Graziela Moretto, Karina Falcao, Leandro Firmino da Hora, Matheus Nachtergaele, Renato de Souza, Roberta Rodriguez Silvia, Seu Jorge
Categories: Foreign Films, Coming Of Age, Live-Action, Recommended, Big City, Theatrical Release, Drug Dealers, Friendships, 1980s, 1960s, Photographers, Essential Cinema

City of God DVD Description
Youth gangs took over the slums of Rio de Janiero during the 1960s and didn't relinquish their stronghold until the mid-1980s. Only a sucker wouldn't have turned to crime and this is exactly how naive teen Rocket (Alexandre Rodrigues) views himself. His attempts in illegal activity fail as he finds potential victims too friendly. Equally unsuccessful in love, he regularly fails to lose his virginity. Blood spills throughout the streets of the Ciudad de Deus as gang leader Li'l Ze (Leandro Firmino da Hora) is challenged by local druglords and a gang of pre-teens known as the Runts. Rocket shoots all of this action with his weapon of choice, a camera.

Director Fernando Meirelles combines visual flashiness with dark history in telling the story of three decades of unrest in underground Rio de Janiero. Technically flawless, the Brazilian film uses a rapid-cutting style to flash back and forth in time. Cinematographer Cesar Charlone shoots with an overexposed glow in a film that may seem numb to violence, but reveres photography. Director Meirelles was assisted by Katia Lund, a filmmaker who had previously shot in the Rio ghettos.

DVD Features
Region 1
Widescreen
Audio:
Dolby Digital 5.1
Subtitles - English, French, Spanish

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