AKA: Cidade de Deus
Directed by: Fernando Meirelles
Starring: Alexandre Rodrigues, Leandro Firmino da Hora, Phellipe Haagensen, Douglas Silva, Jonathan Haagensen, Matheus Nachtergaele, Seu Jorge, Jefechander Suplino, Alice Braga, Emerson Gomes, Edson Oliveira, Michel De Souza Gomes, Roberta Rodrigues, Luis Otavio, Maurício Marques
Synopsis: A young man shares his memories of growing up in a Rio de Janeiro slum.
Violent and dark but often funny and, even more often, surprising. The hand-held camera made it feel more like a documentary than a movie, the acting was good, and the story was also good. Recommended.