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City of God / produced by Andrea Barata Ribeiro, Mauricio Andrade Ramos ; written by Bráulio Mantovani ; directed by Fernando Meirelles.

Meirelles, Fernando, (director.). Rodrigues, Alexandre, 1983- (actor.). Braga, Alice, (actor.). Firmino, Leandro, 1978- (actor.). Lins, Paulo, 1958- Cidade de Deus. Motion picture adaptation of (work). (Added Author).

Available copies

  • 4 of 5 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 5 total copies.

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Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield DVD FOREIGN City (Text) 31208911944199 audiovisual Checked out 12/13/2017

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (130 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Santa Monica, CA : Lions Gate. [2014]

Content descriptions

General Note: Originally released as a motion picture in 2002.
Based on the novel by Paulo Lins.
Features: featurette "News from a personal war," trailers, UltraViolet enabled.
Participant or Performer Note: Alexandre Rodrigues, Alice Braga, Leandro Firmino da Hora, Phellipe Haagensen, Douglas Silva.
Summary, etc.: Follows three boys from one of the most brutal, violent, and corrupt slums in Rio de Janeiro from the 1970s to the 1990s, a period when the only spark of hope comes from the story of a boy who wants to be a photographer.
Target Audience Note: MPAA rating: R.
System Details Note: DVD; Dolby digital 5.1, anamorphic wide screen 1.85:1.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note: For private home use only.
Language Note: In Portuguese with optional English, French, or Spanish subtitles.
Closed-captioned. English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Subject: Young men > Brazil > Rio de Janeiro > Drama.
Violence > Brazil > Rio de Janeiro > Drama.
Urban poor > Brazil > Rio de Janeiro > Drama.
Gangs > Brazil > Rio de Janeiro > Drama.
Cidade de Deus (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) > Drama.
Lins, Paulo, 1958- > Film adaptations.
Genre: Crime films.
Film adaptations.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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