Relentless Brazilian street-gang drama spanning three decades

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Rio Bravo

There are moments, watching City Of God, when it seems the next thing that’s going to happen will involve the screen simply exploding?there’s just so much going on here in every frame, a boiling chaos of images, a teeming, kinetic overload that makes Natural Born Killers look like something from the Merchant-Ivory school of polite restraint and impeccable cinematic table manners.

City Of God is a beast of a film, a roaring wild thing. Famously shot in the sprawling Rio De Janeiro housing projects from which it takes its name, with a cast drawn from its streets in the manner of Bu