City Of God

A violent, thoroughly electrifying vision of Rio during the volatile 1970s, and possibly the first great crime film of the 21st century. There's nothing particularly heavenly about the "City of God," a housing development thrown up on Rio's outskirts during the 1960s to help alleviate the homeless overflow from the city's teeming slums. This sprawling suburb...read more

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00:58 — Celebrated with worldwide acclaim, this powerful true story of crime and redemption has won numerous prestigious awards around the globe! The streets (more…)
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01:08 — 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, an (more…)

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  • Released: 2002
  • Rating: R
  • Review: A violent, thoroughly electrifying vision of Rio during the volatile 1970s, and possibly the first great crime film of the 21st century. There's nothing particularly heavenly about the "City of God," a housing development thrown up on Rio's outskirts durin… (more)

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