City of God

City of God (2002)

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

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8.6 79 91%


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...

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Directing Fernando Meirelles Director
Directing Kátia Lund Co-Director
Writing Paulo Lins Screenplay
Writing Paulo Lins Author
Writing Bráulio Mantovani Screenplay
Production Andrea Barata Ribeiro Producer
Production Mauricio Andrade Ramos Producer
Production Elisa Tolomelli Executive Producer
Production Bel Berlinck Executive Producer
Production Marc Beauchamps Producer
Production Daniel Filho Producer
Production Hank Levine Producer
Production Vincent Maraval Producer
Production Donald Ranvaud Producer
Production Juliette Renaud Producer
Production Walter Salles Producer
Sound Ed Cortês Original Music Composer
Sound Antonio Pinto Original Music Composer
Camera César Charlone Director of Photography
Editing Daniel Rezende Editor
Art Tulé Peak Production Design
Costume & Make-Up Bia Salgado Costume Design
Costume & Make-Up Inês Salgado Costume Design
Costume & Make-Up Anna Van Steen Makeup Artist
Production René Bittencourt Production Manager
Production Claudine Franco Production Manager
Visual Effects Renato Batata Visual Effects Supervisor
Visual Effects Francisco Bispo Creature Design
Editing Lisa Geffcken-Reinhard Dialogue Editor
Sound Roland N. Thai Sound Effects Editor
Camera Fabricio Tadeu Steadicam Operator
Sound Martín Hernández Sound Designer
Sound Rudy Pi Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Crew Unsun Song Sound Recordist
Camera Pablo Hoffmann First Assistant Camera
Editing Fred Ricci Assistant Editor