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City Of God Film Review

Director

"City of God" is one of the most influential films, that was directed by "Fernando Meirelles and Kátia Lund" who has won more than 60 awards and was nominated for more than 45 film awards including Academy Awards. Some their well known movies are "Blindness, The Constant Gardener, The Two Popes, City Of Men, A Floresta Feliz, Castelo Ra - Tim - Bum, Sala De Roteiro, Joint Venture, Rio 2016 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony, The Wise Ones, Happily Ever After, Rio I Love You / News From a Personal War, Anaconda, Quebrando o Tabu, Gira and the Circus of Life, Guti and the Theatre Of Dreams" and many other films.



Plot

In 1970's, Two young boys falls into two different paths. "Rocket" who is a aspiring photographer who documents about drugs and violence in his village. "Joeś Zé Pequeno" who is trying to become a drug lord by using Rocket's photos as a way to increase his fame in the neighborhood.



Cinematography, Lighting and Editing

The cinematographer of the movie is "César Charlone" who has won more than 25 film awards and was nominated for 20 awards including 1 Academy Award. Some of his well known movies are "Blindness, The Constant Gardener, The Pope's Toilet, Phoenix, Mini Coupe Hitchhiker Commercial, Blackout, City Of Men, 3%, Rio I Love You, Destino, The Story Of Artigas, The Two Popes, American Mande, Red Trees, Unseen Enemy, Destino, Pedro E Bianca, No Place on Earth, Independent Lens, Stranded : I Have Come From a Plane That Crashed on the Mountains, Sucker Free City, Two Billion Hearts, The Man in the Black Cape" and many other films.

The gaffer of the movie is "Sérgio Isidoro" who is a well known film gaffer in the industry. Some of his well known movies are "Blindness, Impuros, Rio Heroes, Pedro e Bianca, Amigo Arrigo, Real O Plano Por Trás da História, Vergel, O Magnata, House Of Sand, Brave Gente, Castle Ra - Tim - Bum" and many other films.

The editor of the movie is "Daniel Rezende" who is an award winning film editor, and he was nominated for more than 20 film awards including Academy Awards. Some of his well known movies are "Elite Squad, Blindness, Wing It, Lots Of Ice and a Little bit Of Water, Nobody's Looking, Monica and Friends : Bonds, The Mechanism, Bingo : The King of the Mornings, Romeo Reboot, Crossing the Line, Blackout, Entebbe, The Wise Ones, RoboCop, Invisible World, DES., We 3, Captive Beauty, The best Things In The World, Jazz In The Diamond District, The Year My Parents Went On Vacation" and many other films.



Acting and Casting

The top billed cast of the movie is "Alexandre Rodrigues, Leandro Firmino, Matheus Nachtergaele, Phellipe Haagensen, Douglas Silva, Seu Jorge, Jefechander Suplino, Alice Braga, Emerson Gomes" and many other professional actors.

The acting coach of the movie is "Nara Sakaré" who is a well known actress and a acting coach in the industry. Some of her films are "Tríade, An unimportant Man, Rotas Do Ódio, Super Oldboy, Marcas Da Vida, Lucas, Embodiment of Evil, CLARA.mem, Nervo, Desmundo, Just a Night, Harassment, A Matter of Courage" and many other films.