Click to Skip Ad
Closing in...

Watch Preview Of 'City Of God - 10 Years Later'

by Sergio
October 29, 2012 6:33 PM
  • |

One of my absolute favorite films of the past decade is the 2002 Brazilian film, City of God, directed by Fernando Meirelles and Katia Lund.

However, it was Meirelles who got all the credit for the film, as well as the huge international filmmaking career; while Lund was practically forgotten.

How that happened, I don't know.

Was it because she was a woman, or Meirelles had a better press agent, or both? Who knows?

But it's a film that I can watch over and over and over again; and I have done just that, and more. And every time I see it I find something new. It's a powerful and compelling story told with a incredibly inventive visual sweep. It is virtuoso filmmaking at its peak.

I'm surprised that it's been an entire decade since the film came out. Where do the days go? 

And I've also wondered what happened to those young extraordinary actors in the film.

Well, there's a new documentary that was supposed to come out later this year, that deals with just that, and it's called City of God: 10 Years Later. 

Perhaps it still will be released by the end of this year, or maybe it's been pushed back until next year.

But while we wait to find out, here's a brief film clip from the film that will give you some idea of what it's like:

  • |
Free Indie Movies and Documentaries    


  • Brigette Davis | June 10, 2013 11:28 AMReply

    OMG!!! I have been so awaiting the documentary.... I want to know what happen to the wonderful actors.... Every website I have searched says the documentary should have been released at the end of 2012.....I am still waiting hopefully will be released soon...

  • Safera | November 5, 2012 7:37 AMReply

    Great film and TV series. I can't wait to see the documentary.

  • Deecreative | November 1, 2012 9:00 PMReply

    Wait! Seu Jorge was in City of God!? Wow! Also it's been 10 years!?? Yeahhhh when was this released in U.S. I'm thinking like 2004.

  • phil | October 30, 2012 1:02 PMReply

    can't front, that film scared the bejeezus out of me. Let me know that i don't have the stomach to be a gangsta.

  • Alex | October 29, 2012 8:11 PMReply

    Where's the main actor I wonder. Man I was only 16 - 10 years too soon - but that film made a mark on my life and how I viewed world cinema.

  • Adam Scott Thompson | October 29, 2012 8:08 PMReply

    Wow. I've always wondered...

  • CLAYTON BROOMES JR. | October 29, 2012 7:51 PMReply

    Muito bem. Eu quero ver isso.

  • AccidentalVisitor | October 29, 2012 7:27 PMReply

    Ten years? No way. Damn. When was it released in the USA? Great film. I mean GREAT. It is a shame that other than Alice Braga the actors in that film did not at least get chances to do work in American or European films.

Follow Shadow and Act

Email Updates

Most "Liked"

  • Bill Cosby Directed by Robert Townsend ...
  • Oversimplification of Her BeautyFrame By Frame: Senior Programmer Shari ...
  • 'Bad Boys 3' Still Very Much Alive, ...
  • AFFRM Announces Online Panel Featuring ...
  • Slow Jam, Experiencing Media as Love ...
  • Thandie Newton Joins Jeffrey Wright ...
  • Chronicling The Jaunty World Of Nigerian ...
  • 'Take Me To The River' Celebrates Memphis' ...
  • Abderrahmane Sissako's 'Timbuktu' Gets ...
  • Byron Hurt Seeks Hazing Victims, Perpetrators, ...