City of God


City of God

Overview:

Cidade de Deus is a shantytown that started during the 1960s and became one of Rio de Janeiro’s most dangerous places in the beginning of the 1980s. To tell the story of this place, the movie describes the life of various characters, all seen by the point of view of the narrator, Buscapé. Buscapé was raised in a very violent environment. Despite the feeling that all odds were against him, he finds out that life can be seen with other eyes: The eyes of an artist. By accident, he becomes a professional photographer, gaining his freedom.

Votes 1796 (8.1/10)

Runtime: 130 minutes

Release Date 2002-02-05

Budget: $3,300,000.00

Revenue: $27,387,381.00

Website: Link

Tagline: If you run you're dead... if you stay, you're dead again. Period.

Production company:

  • O2 Filmes
  • VideoFilmes
  • Wild Bunch
  • Globo filmes
  • Lumiere
  • Hank Levine Film
  • Lereby Productions

Production country:

  • Brazil
  • France

Genres:

  • Drama
  • Crime

Trailer

Further Information

Buscapé
Alexandre Rodrigues
Alexandre Rodrigues
Zé Pequeno
Leandro Firmino
Leandro Firmino
Bené
Phellipe Haagensen
Phellipe Haagensen
Dadinho
Douglas Silva
Douglas Silva
Cabeleira
Jonathan Haagensen
Jonathan Haagensen
Sandro Cenoura
Matheus Nachtergaele
Matheus Nachtergaele
Mané Galinha
Seu Jorge
Seu Jorge
Alicate
Jefechander Suplino
Jefechander Suplino
Angélica
Alice Braga
Alice Braga
Berenice
Roberta Rodrigues
Roberta Rodrigues
Buscapé Criança
Luis Otávio
Luis Otávio
Filé-com-Fritas
Darlan Cunha
Darlan Cunha
Lampião
Thiago Martins
Thiago Martins
Paraíba - Shorty
Gero Camilo
Gero Camilo
Thiago - Tiago
Daniel Zettel
Daniel Zettel
Tio Sam - Uncle Sam
Charles Paraventi
Charles Paraventi
Vizinha do Paraíba - Shorty's Neighbor
Danielle Ornelas
Danielle Ornelas
Caixa Baixa - Runts
Micael Borges
Micael Borges
Bando Zé Pequeno - Li'l Zé's Gang
Lúcio Andrey
Lúcio Andrey
Bando Zé Pequeno - Li'l Zé's Gang
Marcello Melo Jr.
Marcello Melo Jr.
Grande
Babú Santana
Babú Santana
Mulher do Neguinho
Mary Sheila
Mary Sheila
Pastor da Igreja
Paulo Lins
Paulo Lins
Recepcionista do Motel
Olivia Araújo
Olivia Araújo
Marina Cintra
Graziella Moretto
Graziella Moretto
Newspaper Employee (uncredited)
Tulé Peak
Tulé Peak
Otávio
Kikito Junqueira
Kikito Junqueira
Director
Fernando Meirelles
Fernando Meirelles
Author
Paulo Lins
Paulo Lins
Screenplay
Bráulio Mantovani
Bráulio Mantovani
Producer
Andrea Barata Ribeiro
Andrea Barata Ribeiro
Producer
Mauricio Andrade Ramos
Mauricio Andrade Ramos
Executive Producer
Elisa Tolomelli
Elisa Tolomelli
Executive Producer
Bel Berlinck
Bel Berlinck
Producer
Marc Beauchamps
Marc Beauchamps
Producer
Daniel Filho
Daniel Filho
Producer
Hank Levine
Hank Levine
Producer
Vincent Maraval
Vincent Maraval
Producer
Donald Ranvaud
Donald Ranvaud
Producer
Juliette Renaud
Juliette Renaud
Producer
Walter Salles
Walter Salles
Original Music Composer
Ed Cortês
Ed Cortês
Original Music Composer
Antonio Pinto
Antonio Pinto
Director of Photography
César Charlone
César Charlone
Editor
Daniel Rezende
Daniel Rezende
Production Design
Tulé Peak
Tulé Peak
Costume Design
Bia Salgado
Bia Salgado
Costume Design
Inês Salgado
Inês Salgado
Makeup Artist
Anna Van Steen
Anna Van Steen
Production Manager
René Bittencourt
René Bittencourt
Production Manager
Claudine Franco
Claudine Franco
Visual Effects Supervisor
Renato Batata
Renato Batata
Creature Design
Francisco Bispo
Francisco Bispo
Screenplay
Paulo Lins
Paulo Lins
Director
Kátia Lund
Kátia Lund
Dialogue Editor
Lisa Geffcken-Reinhard
Lisa Geffcken-Reinhard
Sound Designer
Martín Hernández
Martín Hernández
Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Rudy Pi
Rudy Pi
Sound Recordist
Unsun Song
Unsun Song
Sound Effects Editor
Roland N. Thai
Roland N. Thai
Steadicam Operator
Fabricio Tadeu
Fabricio Tadeu
First Assistant Camera
Pablo Hoffmann
Pablo Hoffmann
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