The City of God (2002)

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Alternative titles

  • Cidade de Deus Original Portuguese
  • Stadt Gottes Alternative German
  • Cidade de Deus Alternative
  • Ciudad de Dios Alternative Spanish

Synopsis

Cidade de Deus, a housing project built in the 1960s, has, by the early 1980s become one of the most dangerous places in Rio de Janeiro. Growing up in this place, with everything against him, young Fusee finds redemption through photography.

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