City of Men
In this long-awaited follow-up to his Academy Award-nominated film City of God (2003 Fernando Meirelles), producer Fernando Meirelles (The Constant Gardener) returns to the Brazilian favelas to tell an inspiring tale friendship and family on the gritty streets of Rio de Janeiro.
Growing up in a culture of dictated by violence and run by street gangs, teenagers Acerola (Douglas Silva) and Laranjinha (Darlan Cunha) have become close as brothers. With their eighteenth birthdays fast approaching, Laranjinha sets out to find the father he never met, while Acerola struggles to raise his own young son. But when they suddenly find themselves opn opposite sides of a gang war, the lifelong friends are forced to confront a shocking secret from their shared past.
Price: $24.99 [DVD only]