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City Of Men

Theatrical Release Date:  22 Oct 2004
Home Ent. Release Date:  26 Sep 2004


The "City" is a generic favela (shantytown) located on one of Rio de Janeiro’s urban hillsides. The "Men" are two 13 year old kids, named Laranjinha (Darlan Cunha) and Acerola (Douglas Silva), who live in this community and are forced to deal with common daily problems, such as local drug dealers or the total lack of money for fulfilling their minute desires.

Directed By:

  • Cesar Charlone
  • Katia Lund and Paulo Lins
  • Fernando Meirelles and Regina Casé


  • Darlan Cunha
  • Douglas Silva

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