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20,784 Ratings

City of God

Cidade de Deus

Brazil, France, 2002
Crime, Drama, Thriller


Two young boys growing up in the violent outskirts of Rio de Janeiro in the 1960s take different paths in life as they grow into men, as one becomes a photographer and the other dives into a dangerous criminal lifestyle.

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City of God Directed by Fernando Meirelles, Kátia Lund

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

2004 | 4 nominations including: Best Director

Independent Spirit Awards

2004 | Nominee: Best Foreign Film

Toronto International Film Festival

2002 | Winner: Visions Award - Special Citation

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