Welcome to the world's most notorious slum: Rio de Janeiro's 'City of God.' A place where combat photographers fear to tread, where Police rarely go, and residents are lucky if they live to the age of 20. This is the true story of a young man who grew up on these streets and whose ambition as a photographer is our window in and ultimately may be his only way out.

  • 2 hr 10 minRHDSD
  • Jan 17, 2003
  • Drama

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Cast & Crew

  • ALEXANDRE RODRIGUESActor

  • LEANDRO FIRMINO DA HORAActor

  • Matheus NachtergaeleActor

  • SEU JORGEActor

  • ALICE BRAGAActor

    Alice Braga Moraes born April 15, 1983 is a Brazilian actress. She has appeared in several Brazilian films, most notably as Angélica in 2002's highly acclaimed City of God and as Karina in 2005's Lower City. She came to international prominence after appearing opposite Will Smith in I Am Legend (2007) and has since become a familiar face in Hollywood, appearing in films such as Repo Men and Predators (both 2010), The Rite (2011) and Elysium (2013).
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  • FERNANDO MEIRELLESDirector