City of Men Movie

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City of Men


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2008 | R | Drama Foreign | 1hr, 53m

Epic tale of gang warfare set in Rio's hillside slums.

U.S. Release Date

City of Men release date was Friday, February 29, 2008.

On DVD

Tuesday, July 1, 2008

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Directed by

Paulo Morelli
Regina Case

Screenwriter

Companies

Miramax Films & 4 more

Rating MPAA

R for violent content, language and some sexuality

Storyline

Growing up in a culture dictated by violence and run by street gangs, teenagers Acerola and Laranjinha 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.

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