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City of Men 

Cidade dos Homens (original title)
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Series cast summary:
Darlan Cunha Darlan Cunha ...  Laranjinha / ... 27 episodes, 2002-2018
Douglas Silva ...  Acerola / ... 27 episodes, 2002-2018
Camila Monteiro Camila Monteiro ...  Cristiane 14 episodes, 2003-2017
Roberta Rodrigues Roberta Rodrigues ...  Poderosa / ... 11 episodes, 2002-2018
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Life in Rio de Janeiro is told in short, fast alternating scenes from the viewpoints of two sets of characters, all youngsters, but from both sides of unequal life: generally dark-skinned street-kids, which rarely come to anything better then begging and street crime, and generally white boys from the middle and upper classes, like João Victor, who has a shot at a better future thanks to an actual education. Yet each group simultaneously hates, fears and envies the other at some level when their worlds physically touch but socially remain unbridgeable... Written by KGF Vissers

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Brazil

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Portuguese

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4 April 2006 (USA) See more »

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City of Men See more »

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"Laranjinha" means "Little Orange". "Acerola" is a type of wild cherry in Latin America. See more »

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General idea of Cidade dos Homens
16 September 2003 | by Pedro_DuarteSee all my reviews

Cidade dos Homens belongs to Cidade de Deus' world. However, its not such well done stuff. However, it shows the reality with a more realistic approach. If you liked Cidade de Deus, try to see this mini, but don't expect such a gorgeous creation.


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