The New Canon: 'City of God'

Fernando Meirelles’s and Katia Lund’s crime-drama, City of God, is a stellar depiction of the horrifying violence plaguing poverty-stricken Rio de Janeiro, that received 4 Oscar nominations in 2004. Fandor takes a look into how a relatively low-profile director created a film that rivaled established Hollywood films and their respective directors.


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Fernando Meirelles 

City of God