Brazil, 1960's, City of God. The Tender Trio robs motels and gas trucks. Younger kids watch and learn well...too well. 1970's: Li'l Z(Leandro Firmino) has prospered very well and owns the city. He causes violence and fear as he wipes out rival gangs without mercy. His best friend Ben(Phellipe Haagensen)is the only one to keep him on the good side of sanity. Rocket has watched these two gain power for years, and he wants no part of it. Yet he keeps getting swept up in the madness. All he wants to do is take pictures. 1980's: Things are out of control between the last two remaining gangs...will it ever end? Welcome to the City of God.
A greatest crime movie..one of the best movie i have ever seen its a shame that it didn't won Oscar..! A marvel, and a highly recommended film to watch, but not recommended for the over-sensitive or easily distressed.