City of Men

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Release Date: February 29, 2008 (limited)

On DVD/VOD: June 30, 2008

1h 45m | Drama


In City of Men, producer Fernando Meirelles returns to the Brazilian favelas of his Academy Award-nominated film, City of God. Growing up in a culture dictated by violence and run by street gangs, teenagers Acerola (Douglas Silva) and Laranjinha (Darlan Cunha) have become close as brothers.

With their eighteenth birthdays fast approaching, Laranjinha sets out to find the father he never met, while Acerola struggles to raise his own young son. But when they suddenly find themselves on opposite sides of a gang war, the lifelong friends are forced to confront a shocking secret from their shared past.
Director: Paulo Morelli
Studio: Miramax Films
Producer(s): Andrea Barata Ribeiro, Bel Bernlinck, Fernando Meirelles, Paulo Morelli
Cast: Darlan Cunha, Douglas Silva, Jonathan Haagensen, Rodrigo dos Santos, Camila Monteiro, Naima Silva, Eduardo Br, Luciano Vidigal, Pedro Henrique Vitor, Vinicius Oliveira
Writer(s): Elena Soárez
Official Site: http://www.cityofmen-themovie.com


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