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City of Men

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City of Men

Release Date: August 31, 2007

Year    :   2007
Slogan    :   «An unforgettable tale of friendship and survival in a city where the greatest challenge is growing up.»
Genres    :   Drama
Production Companies    :   Globo Filmes, O2 Filmes, Petrobrás, 20th Century Fox Brazil
Director    :   Paulo Morelli
Producers    :   Fernando Meirelles, Andrea Barata Ribeiro, Bel Berlinck, Paulo Morelli, Mariza Figueiredo, Guel Arraes
Writers    :   Elena Soarez
RunTime    :   106 mins.
Revenue    :   307076

Best buddies Acerola and Laranjinha, about to turn 18, discover things about their missing fathers' pasts which will shatter their solid friendship, in the middle of a war between rival drug gangs from Rio's favelas.

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