Cidade de Deus

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Cidade de Deus Overview

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...

Who Stars in Cidade de Deus

Alexandre Rodrigues
Buscapé

Alexandre Rodrigues

Leandro Firmino
Zé Pequeno

Leandro Firmino

Phellipe Haagensen
Bené

Phellipe Haagensen

Douglas Silva
Dadinho

Douglas Silva

Jonathan Haagensen
Cabeleira

Jonathan Haagensen

Matheus Nachtergaele
Sandro Cenoura

Matheus Nachtergaele


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Facts

Status
Released

Release Date
2002-02-05

Original Language
Portuguese

Runtime
2 hr 10 mins

Budget
$ 3,300,000.00 (Estimated)

Revenue
$ 30,641,770.00 (USA)

Profit
$ 27,341,770.00 (Estimated in USA)

Homepage
http://cidadededeus.globo.com/

Genres
Drama Crime

Keywords
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