City of God (2002)

City of God (2002)

movie 130 min R

crime, drama

8/10

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...

Stats

IMDb

633723 votes
8.6

Rotten Tomatoes

Tomatometer
91%

Metascore

Favorable Reviews
79%

Trakt

7360 votes
86%

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Reviews


Apr 06, 2015 14:01:50
High level: Sparked (2/5)

One of those movies that are so difficult to watch but also very difficult to not pay attention to. One of the rawest international cinema masterpieces


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