City of God (2003)

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Brazilian film, City of God, 2003

Unread post by Snowman » August 30th, 2003, 8:20 am

I think that this is THE best foreighn language film eer, and one of the best films ever. I bought the DVD 3 days ago and have watched it 67 times since, and seen something new ever time. All the characters are believable, and it makes you almost feel that your in a Brazilian Favela.

Any thoughts?

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Re: Brazilian film called City of God

Unread post by bgcasper » August 30th, 2003, 8:49 am

interesting i would love to watch it .remember PIXOT that movie about young boy trying to survive in the favelas ...

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Re: Brazilian film called City of God

Unread post by Anonymous20 » September 6th, 2003, 1:16 pm

this movie was true grit, i need to get this DVD for my collection. This film has award potential if it ever gets recognized. I bet it will get nominated for an Oscar for best foreign film.

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Re: Brazilian film called City of God

Unread post by wattscrackin » September 14th, 2003, 3:28 pm

i wanted to see this movie after ebert and roeper reviewed it, they wuz givin it major props, still aint seen it, i need to find it

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Re: Brazilian film called City of God

Unread post by CuriousEuropean » September 19th, 2003, 1:08 pm

I want to the cinema to watch something, on a lazy sunday, picked "City of God" and sat down (on my own) to watch it.

Wow, I got blown away by that film. After 2 minutes, even the subtitles didnt bother me (in Spanish), true story too. Bloody tragic mind,
makes you think of Rio in a different light. Its not all carnival and hats with fruit on. Poverty is everywhere.

Definitely worth 2 hours if you haven't seen it.

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Re: Brazilian film called City of God

Unread post by Cereal_II » October 4th, 2003, 11:43 am

Alonso can u talk more on the films u have on your collection?? like i just know the typical ones : Colors, boyz n the hood, trespass, training day.

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City of God (2003)

Unread post by Common Sense » January 31st, 2004, 12:06 pm

The City of God is a brazilian film (english subtitles), about street gang life
in the inner city. The film explores drugs, recruitment, police correption, and the (false) glamour side of gang life. A must see.

Tell me what you think about this film.

C.S.

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Re: City of God

Unread post by Q » January 31st, 2004, 2:26 pm

does it have bloods and crips

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Re: City of God

Unread post by Anonymous20 » January 31st, 2004, 9:19 pm

there is a string about that movie already here:

http://streetgangs.com/billboard/viewtopic.php?t=612



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Re: Brazilian film, City of God, 2003

Unread post by GIBBY » March 3rd, 2004, 2:46 pm

A Classic

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Re: Brazilian film, City of God, 2003

Unread post by Monkeywrench » March 3rd, 2004, 4:06 pm

Yes! An amazing film! I'm glad yous guys recognize!

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Re: Brazilian film, City of God, 2003

Unread post by G bka C.rum » March 13th, 2004, 3:33 am

I just seen this movie 2day at the theatre this is the best foreign movie ive ever seen it shows you how grimmy other countries ghettos can be them Brazilians get down to they are just like us in the hoods of the U.S that tripped me out. I do agree it does have serious award potential the DVDs supposed to be out in June

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Re: Brazilian film, City of God, 2003

Unread post by S-Rot40 » April 14th, 2004, 12:24 pm

Snowman wrote:I think that this is THE best foreighn language film eer, and one of the best films ever. I bought the DVD 3 days ago and have watched it 67 times since, and seen something new ever time. All the characters are believable, and it makes you almost feel that your in a Brazilian Favela.

Any thoughts?

first of all, you damn right! this movie is one of best i have seen in my life.
some info id like to share:
-all the guys are really from favellas in rio (except that white kid)
-some are real gangstas some "just" live there
-there is a theatre project in one of the favellas that tries to get the kids of the streets. some of the guys in the movie were casted from that project

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Re: Brazilian film, City of God, 2003

Unread post by blkjoker » April 14th, 2004, 9:11 pm

Yo I never heard of it, what is it about and how can i get it?

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Re: Brazilian film, City of God, 2003

Unread post by S-Rot40 » April 15th, 2004, 3:39 am

blkjoker wrote:Yo I never heard of it, what is it about and how can i get it?

http://www.miramax.com/cityofgod/

go to this site. its all about the movie! they got trailers and everything.
there are many ways to purchase that movie (amazon, local store...).
they should have it.

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Re: Brazilian film, City of God, 2003

Unread post by wcrockets » April 19th, 2004, 2:37 pm

I just ordered this. Wasn't easy to find at first. Finally got it on ebay. Hey if you buy this make sure you get Region 1 NTSC so it will work in your unit if you live here in SoCal or thereabouts. Peace.

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Re: Brazilian film, City of God, 2003

Unread post by rumble2005 » April 19th, 2004, 9:32 pm

Im going to have to see this.....

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Re: Brazilian film, City of God, 2003

Unread post by Kemosave » July 8th, 2004, 9:24 am

Don't forget to check out the Special Features from the main menu as they have a two hour documentary where they follow and interview the gangmembers, police, and residents of the slums.

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Re: Brazilian film, City of God, 2003

Unread post by Anonymous20 » July 11th, 2004, 2:02 pm

best film ever!!!

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CITY OF GOD

Unread post by kangaroo » August 8th, 2004, 10:33 am

true gangster brazilian movie

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Re: CITY OF GOD

Unread post by Pepito_That_Ese » August 8th, 2004, 11:59 am

yeah this movie is tight, one of the best gangster movie produced in years

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Re: CITY OF GOD

Unread post by S-Rot40 » August 8th, 2004, 2:26 pm

http://streetgangs.com/billboard/viewtopic.php?t=612

try the search bottom next time...

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Re: Brazilian film, City of God, 2003

Unread post by fistfullofboomstick » August 13th, 2004, 7:02 pm

amazing movie, just finished watchin it actually, reminded me of sum sad stuff

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Unread post by Anonymous20 » August 13th, 2004, 7:16 pm

i saw this movie last week with my lil cousin, an amazing movie!! one of the best ive seen recently

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Re: Brazilian film, City of God, 2003

Unread post by dopekid127 » August 13th, 2004, 9:08 pm

yeah, city of god was a good movie...tripped me out when i found it was a true story....does that a guy have a website?

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Re: Brazilian film, City of God, 2003

Unread post by prettyboy » August 18th, 2004, 11:11 am

very good movie.. one of the best that i have seen

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Re: Brazilian film, City of God, 2003

Unread post by thatdude » August 20th, 2004, 1:26 pm

the first day i got it i watched it 4 times

lil dice is crazy

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Re: Brazilian film, City of God, 2003

Unread post by e » August 26th, 2004, 11:26 pm

maybe it's because everyone hyped the movie so much but I was somewhat disappointed by it. But the documentary that was in the DVD was crazy. Seeing those favelas built on a steep ass mountain with alleys just wide enough for one person to walk through. And right next to them was that famous statue of Jesus.

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Re: Brazilian film, City of God, 2003

Unread post by shaky » October 8th, 2004, 9:50 am

Its one of the best films I have ever seen. A must see for everybody in the forum

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Re: Brazilian film, City of God, 2003

Unread post by SV 2004 » October 18th, 2004, 4:18 pm

This movie was very ghetto and very real,

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Re: Brazilian film, City of God, 2003

Unread post by prettyboy » October 18th, 2004, 8:18 pm

very touching movie....based on a true story

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Re: CITY OF GOD

Unread post by PREACH » December 7th, 2004, 2:09 am

dope azz movie

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