GenreCrime, Drama Initial DVD releaseJanuary 9, 2008 (Brazil) CountryBrazil
Release dateAugust 31, 2007 (2007-08-31) WriterElena Soarez (screenplay), Roberto Moreira (screenplay), Paulo Morelli (story), Elena Soarez (story), Braulio Mantovani (inspired by the characters created by) CastDouglas Silva (Acerola ´Ace´), Darlan Cunha (Laranjinha `Wallace´), Jonathan Haagensen (Madrugadão ´Midnight`), Rodrigo dos Santos (Heraldo), Camila Monteiro (Cris), Naima Silva (Camila) Similar moviesTrue Grit, Rocky V, Magnolia, Dear Frankie, The Savages, Hamlet
Trailer city of men ciudad de hombres
City of Men (Portuguese: Cidade dos Homens ) is a 2007 Brazilian drama film directed by Paulo Morelli. The screenplay was written by Elena Soarez based on a story by Morelli and Soarez. It is a film version of the TV series City of Men that ran for four seasons in Brazil, and which followed the international success of the film City of God (2002).
Best friends Acerola and Laranjinha live in the favelas of Rio de Janeiro, and have been raised without their fathers. They are turning eighteen as a war between rival drug gangs begins around them. Each discovers things about his missing father that will compromise their solid friendship.
Douglas Silva as Acerola, "Ace"
Darlan Cunha as Laranjinha, or "Wallace"
Jonathan Haagensen as Madrugadão
Rodrigo dos Santos as Heraldo
Camila Monteiro as Cris
Naima Silva as Camila
Eduardo Piranha as Nefasto
Luciano Vidigal as Fiel
Pedro Henrique as Caju
Awards and nominations
Best Special Effects - 2007 Cinema Brazil Grand Prize (nominated)