City of God (Cidade de Deus)
Director: Fernando Meirelles (with Kátia Lund). Cast: Alexandre Rodrigues, Leandro Firmino da Hora, Phelipe Haagensen, Matheus Nachtergaele, Seu Jorge, Alice Braga, Jonathan Haagensen, Daniel Zettel, Renato de Souza, Darlan Canha, Douglas Silva, Luis Otávio, Michel de Souza Gomes, Graziela Moretto, Roberta Rodriguez Silvia, Jefechander Suplino, Paulo César. Screenplay: Bráulio Mantovani (based on true-life testimonies, and the novel by Paulo Lins).

Not yet reviewed in full. B


Academy Award Nominations:
Best Director: Fernando Meirelles
Best Adapted Screenplay: Bráulio Mantovani
Best Cinematography: César Charlone
Best Film Editing: Daniel Rezende

Golden Globe Nominations (2002):
Best Foreign-Language Film

Other Awards:
New York Film Critics Circle: Best Foreign-Language Film
British Academy Awards (BAFTAs): Best Film Editing
Satellite Awards: Best Foreign-Language Film

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