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City of men = Cidade dos homens

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Brazilian Portuguese dialogue; English, French or Spanish subtitles; English subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing.


Darlan Cunha, Douglas Silva, Jonathan Haagensen, Rodrigo dos Santos, Camila Monteiro, Naima Silva, Eduardo BR, Luciano Vidigal.

Publication Information

[Santa Monica, CA] : Miramax, [2011]

Physical Description

1 videodisc (approximately 106 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.


MPAA rating: R; for violent content, language and some sexuality.


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.


Title from container.

Originally released as a motion picture in 2007.

Sequel to: City of God.

Bonus feature: Building a City of men.

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