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CITY OF GOD

(2002)

Run time: 2h 8min | Crime, Drama, Mystery | Released: September 15, 1995 (USA)

Fernando Meirelles' City of God is a sweeping tale of how  affects the poor population of Rio de Janeiro. Though the narrative skips around in time, the main focus is on Cabeleira who formed a gang called the Tender Trio. He and his best friend, Bené (Phelipe Haagensen), become  lords over the course of a decade. 

Director: Fernando Meiressles

Writer(s): Paulo Lins (novel), Bráulio Mantovani (screenplay)

Starring: Alexandre Rodrigues, Matheus Nachtergaele, Leandro Firmino

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