DIRECTOR: Fernando Meirelles, Kátia Lund(co-director)
RELEASED: 13 Feb 2004
ACTORS: Alexandre Rodrigues, Leandro Firmino, Phellipe Haagensen, Douglas Silva
AVARDS: Nominated for 4 Oscars. Another 75 wins & 45 nominations.
COUNTRY: Brazil, France, Germany
IMDB: 8.6/10
LANGUAGE: Portuguese
PLOT: In the slums of Rio, two kids' paths diverge as one struggles to become a photographer and the other a kingpin.
RUNTIME: 130 mn.


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…

Tanrıkent, şiddet dolu arka sokaklarda yaşayan iki arkadaşın hikayesini anlatıyor. Filmde kendilerine farklı yollar seçen çocukların gözünden Tanrıkent’in yokedici gelişimine tanıklık ederiz. Tanrıkent 2002’nin olay filmlerinden biri. Rio De Janerio’nun suç dolu gecekondu mahallelerinden geçen, izleyiciyi altüst eden bir film.


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