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City of God / a Studio Canal, Walter Salles, Donald K. Ranvaud presentation of a 02 Filmes/VideoFilmes production in co-production with Globo Filmes, Lumiere, Wild Bunch ; directed by Fernando Meirelles ; co-directed by Kátia Lund ; produced by Andrea Barata Ribeiro, Mauricio Andrade Ramos ; screenplay, Braulio Mantovani.

Contributor(s): Meirelles, Fernando [direction.] | Lund, Kátia [direction.] | Ribeiro, Andrea Barata [production.] | Ramos, Maurício Andrade [production.] | Mantovani, Bráulio [writing.] | Nachtergaele, Matheus, 1969- [cast.] | Jorge, Seu [cast.] | Rodrigues, Alexandre, 1983- [cast.] | Firmino, Leandro, 1978- [cast.] | Lins, Paulo, 1958-. Cidade de Deus | Studio Canal | 02 Filmes (Firm) | VideoFilmes (Firm) | Globo Filmes (Firm) | Lumiere (Firm) | Wild Bunch (Firm) | Copyright Collection (Library of Congress).
Material type: materialTypeLabelVisual materialPublisher: Mumbai : Miramax Films, 2003Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 131 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.Uniform titles: Cidade de Deus (Motion picture) Subject(s): Crime -- Brazil -- Rio de Janeiro -- Drama | Slums -- Brazil -- Rio de Janeiro -- Drama | Cidade de Deus (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) -- DramaGenre/Form: Crime films. | Fiction films. | Film adaptations. | Social problems (Motion pictures)DDC classification:
Contents:
City of God--Malena--The piano teacher--Amelie.
Production Credits: Executive producer, Elisa Tolomelli ; camera, Cesar Charlone ; editing, Daniel Rezende ; music, Antonio Pinto, Ed Cortes.
Cast: Matheus Nachtergaele, Seu Jorge, Alexandre Rodrigues, Leandro Firmino da Hora, Phelipe Haagensen, Jonathan Haagensen, Douglas Silva, Roberta Rodriguez Silvia.Summary: A two-decade chronicle of the growth of drug trade and gang warfare that grip the slums of Rio de Janeiro, "City of God" portrays the bruising, visceral experience of the vicious spiral of violence that draws kids into a life of crime, brutality, and murder as the only avenue open to them.
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DVD DVD Indian Institute for Human Settlements, Bangalore
A00228 (Browse shelf) C19 Available A00228

Copyright: 02 Filmes Curtos, Ltda. PRV: Motion picture prev. reg. 2002, PA1-148-308. NM: English subtitles. DCR 2002; PUB 17Jan2003; REG 3Feb2003; PA1-327-444.

Originally released under title Cidade de Deus in Brazil in 2002.

Summary from Variety Web site, review posted May 19, 2002.

Based on the novel entitled Cidade de Deus by Paulo Lins.

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Sources used: copyright data sheet; copyright database; Variety Web site, review posted May 19, 2002, viewed Aug. 30, 2007; Internet movie database, viewed Aug. 30, 2007; FirstSearch, OCLC 53188739, viewed Aug. 30, 2007.

City of God--Malena--The piano teacher--Amelie.

Executive producer, Elisa Tolomelli ; camera, Cesar Charlone ; editing, Daniel Rezende ; music, Antonio Pinto, Ed Cortes.

Matheus Nachtergaele, Seu Jorge, Alexandre Rodrigues, Leandro Firmino da Hora, Phelipe Haagensen, Jonathan Haagensen, Douglas Silva, Roberta Rodriguez Silvia.

A two-decade chronicle of the growth of drug trade and gang warfare that grip the slums of Rio de Janeiro, "City of God" portrays the bruising, visceral experience of the vicious spiral of violence that draws kids into a life of crime, brutality, and murder as the only avenue open to them.

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In Portuguese with English subtitles.

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