Elite Squad

Brazilian filmmaker Jose Padilha's brutal crime thriller is the flip side of Fernando Meirelles and Katia Lund's 2002 CITY OF GOD: An unsparing look at the day-to-day war between law and anarchy in Rio de Janero's desperate, crime-ridden favelas told from the side of the police. Captain Nascimento (Wagner Maura) has devoted his career to BOPE, the military...read more

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01:24 — A police captain searches for a suitable replacement, while two friends join the special police squad to fight crime.

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  • Released: 2008
  • Rating: NR
  • Review: Brazilian filmmaker Jose Padilha's brutal crime thriller is the flip side of Fernando Meirelles and Katia Lund's 2002 CITY OF GOD: An unsparing look at the day-to-day war between law and anarchy in Rio de Janero's desperate, crime-ridden favelas told from… (more)

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