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Cidade de Deus = City of God

Author: Walter SallesDonald RanvaudAndrea Barata RibeiroMaurício Andrade RamosBráulio MantovaniAll authors
Publisher: [São Paulo, Brazil] : O2 Filmes ; Burbank, CA : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, Inc., ©2003.
Series: Miramax award-winning collection.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : PortugueseView all editions and formats
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Built in the 1960s, Cidade de Deus (City of God) is a sprawling housing project built to keep the poor as far as possible from Rio's glamorous beaches and resorts. By the 1980s, it has degenerated into a war zone so dangerous that visitors from outside risk being shot to death on sight, a poisonous stew of poverty, drugs, and crime. "If you run away, they get you, and if you stay, they get you, too," says Rocket,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Foreign films
Motion pictures, Portuguese
Feature films
Drama
Film adaptations
Films for the hearing impaired
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Motion pictures
Portuguese language films
Named Person: Paulo Lins; Paulo Lins
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Walter Salles; Donald Ranvaud; Andrea Barata Ribeiro; Maurício Andrade Ramos; Bráulio Mantovani; Kátia Lund; Fernando Meirelles; Alexandre Rodrigues; Leandro Firmino; Phellipe Haagensen; Douglas Silva; Jonathan Haagensen; Matheus Nachtergaele; Seu Jorge; Paulo Lins; Miramax Films.; Petróleo Brasileiro, S.A.; Brazil. Ministério da Cultura.; 02 Filmes (Firm); VideoFilmes (Firm); Globo Filmes (Firm); Lumiere (Firm); Wild Bunch (Firm); Miramax Home Entertainment (Firm); Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 0788847767 9780788847769
OCLC Number: 53188739
Language Note: In Brazilian Portuguese with optional subtitles in English, French, Spanish, and English for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Do romance de [(Based on) the novel by] Paulo Lins.
Special features: News from a personal war [featurette] (57 min.); Sneak peeks [trailers] (5 min.).
Credits: Cinematografia, César Charlone ; montagem [editor], Daniel Rezende ; direção de arte [art direction], Tulé Peake ; música original, Antonio Pinto e Ed Côrtes ; figurino [costumes] Bia Salgado e Inès Salgado.
Cast: Alexandre Rodrigues (Buscapé/Rocket), Leandro Firmino da Hora (Zé Pequeno/L'il Zé), Phellipe Haagensen (Bené), Douglas Silva (Dadinho), Jonathan Haagensen (Cabeleira), Matheus Nachtergaele (Sandro Cenoura), Seu Jorge (Mané Galinha).
Event notes: Originally produced as a Brazilian motion picture in 2002.
Awards: Winner, 2003 Cinema Brazil Grand Prize: Melhor Filme (Best Picture); Melhor Diretor (Best Director)--Fernando Meirelles; Melhor Roteiro Adaptado (Best Screenplay, Adapted)--Braulio Mantovani; Melhor Fotografia (Best Cinematography)--César Charlone; Melhor Montagem (Best Editing)--Daniel Rezende; Melhor Som (Best Sound)--Guilherme Ayrosa, Paulo Ricardo Nunes, Alessandro Laroca, Alejandro Quevedo, Carlos Honc, Roland N. Thai, Rudy Pi, Adam Sawelson.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Rated R for strong brutal violence, sexuality, drug content, and language.
Description: 1 videodisc (130 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; Region 1, NTSC; 5.1 Dolby digital surround; widescreen presentation, aspect ratio 1.85:1, enhanced for 16x9 televisions.
Contents: Chasing the chicken --
In the city of God --
Motel job --
See no evil --
Shorty suspects --
Buried alive --
Seventies --
Apartment --
L'il Zé --
Local drug trade --
Bené's new 'do' --
Runts --
Hand or foot --
Knockout Ned --
Goodnight sweet prince --
Killing spree --
Ned goes over --
Rampage --
Rocket --
Take my picture --
Front page --
Guns like candy --
Bloodbath --
Rocket sees all --
End credits.
Series Title: Miramax award-winning collection.
Other Titles: Cidade de Deus (Motion picture)
City of God
Responsibility: Miramax Films ; BR apresenta ; Lei Do Audiovisual Ministério da Cultura ; Walter Salles e Donald K. Ranvaud apresentam ; uma realização O2 Filmes e Videofilmes ; co-produção Globo Filmes, Lumière e Wild Bunch ; um filme de Fernando Meirelles ; produção, Andrea Barata Ribeiro e Maurício Andrade Ramos ; roteiro [screenplay], Braulio Mantovani ; co-direção, Katia Lund ; direção, Fernando Meirelles.

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Built in the 1960s, Cidade de Deus (City of God) is a sprawling housing project built to keep the poor as far as possible from Rio's glamorous beaches and resorts. By the 1980s, it has degenerated into a war zone so dangerous that visitors from outside risk being shot to death on sight, a poisonous stew of poverty, drugs, and crime. "If you run away, they get you, and if you stay, they get you, too," says Rocket, who wants to be a photographer. Rocket's brother, friends, and neighbors begin with truck stick-ups, which lead to brothel hold-ups that lead to murder that leads to coke dealing that leads to street brawls with armies of gun-toting 11-year-olds. Soon a full-scale gang war rages in the City of God--understandably not covered by wary Rio photojournalists--but just the opportunity Rocket needs to make his move, get a job at a newspaper, and get out.

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