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City of God (2003) - Movie Details

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Foreign Suspense Drama Crime
133 min.
Release Date
January 17, 2003 (LA/NY)
DVD Release Date
June 8, 2004 (Buy on Amazon)
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Running Time
133 minutes
MPAA Rating
Rated R for strong brutal violence, sexuality, drug content and language

Set in a Rio de Janeiro slum, this story follows the lives of two boys as they grow up, one who becomes a photographer, the other a drug dealer.... Full synopsis »

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One of the most overlooked films of 2003 is City of God, a film that not only made a lot of Top Ten lists but that also surprised many when it received several Academy Award nominations in both "big" categories such as Best Director and Best Adapted Screenplay and more technical categories such as Cinematography and Film Editing. Is it worth the buzz? Full movie review »
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