The Resource City of God, director, Fernando Meirelles; director, Kátia Lund; producer, Andrea Barata Ribeiro; writer, Bráulio Mantovani

City of God, director, Fernando Meirelles; director, Kátia Lund; producer, Andrea Barata Ribeiro; writer, Bráulio Mantovani

Label
City of God
Title
City of God
Statement of responsibility
director, Fernando Meirelles; director, Kátia Lund; producer, Andrea Barata Ribeiro; writer, Bráulio Mantovani
Contributor
Actor
Director
Language
  • por
  • eng
  • por
Summary
Using street kids straight from the Cidade de Deus slum outside Rio de Janeiro, Fernando Meirelles' film is based on actual events that happened in the slum. The story, revealed by Buscape - a street kid who decides to become a photojournalist when he discovers he is not cut out to become a villain - revolves around the shadowy world of drugs and the violence which increases with each generation. Li'l Ze has grown up to become a natural-born-killer and attempt to take over the drugs trade of the city. However, this sparks a turf war which is photographed by Buscape, making the war famous
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Cataloging source
StDuWE
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
  • 791.437
  • 791.437
Intended audience
BBFC code: 18
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PerformerNote
Cast: Alexandre Rodrigues, Leandro Firmino, Phellipe Haagensen, Seu Jorge, Matheus Nachtergaele, Douglas Silva, Jefechander Suplino, Alice Braga, Emerson Gomes, Edson Oliveira
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  • Meirelles, Fernando
  • Lund, Kátia
  • Cortês, Ed
  • Pinto, Antonio
  • Rodrigues, Alexandre
  • Firmino, Leandro
  • Haagensen, Phellipe
  • Lins, Paulo
Label
City of God, director, Fernando Meirelles; director, Kátia Lund; producer, Andrea Barata Ribeiro; writer, Bráulio Mantovani
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Extras to be confirmed, Region 2, 1 disc(s), Interactive menus, Languages (Portuguese), Subtitles (English)
  • Made in 2002
  • Based on the novel by Paulo Lins/Real events
  • Credits: music, Ed Cortês; music, Antonio Pinto; cinematographer, Cesar Charlone
  • DVDN
Control code
mm00179215
Extent
1 dvd (135 min.)
Other control number
5055201816542
Other physical details
col.
Publisher number
MIROPD2117
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(StDuBDSZ)mm00179215
System details
DVD
Label
City of God, director, Fernando Meirelles; director, Kátia Lund; producer, Andrea Barata Ribeiro; writer, Bráulio Mantovani
Publication
Note
  • Extras to be confirmed, Region 2, 1 disc(s), Interactive menus, Languages (Portuguese), Subtitles (English)
  • Made in 2002
  • Based on the novel by Paulo Lins/Real events
  • Credits: music, Ed Cortês; music, Antonio Pinto; cinematographer, Cesar Charlone
  • DVDN
Control code
mm00179215
Extent
1 dvd (135 min.)
Other control number
5055201816542
Other physical details
col.
Publisher number
MIROPD2117
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(StDuBDSZ)mm00179215
System details
DVD

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