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Based on 4 Reviews
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  • 100
    Jonathan Curiel San Francisco Chronicle

    Through a simple story line, dramatic acting and National Geographic-like shots of the city's rough and pristine edges -- creates cinematic magic. show more

  • 75
    V.A. Musetto New York Post

    Ali Zaoua doesn't have the fireworks that made "City of God," the story of Brazilian youth gangs, a crossover hit. But in its own, low-key way, Ali Zaoua is just as stirring. show more

  • 40
    Phil Hall Film Threat

    Beautifully produced but emotionally vacant drama. show more

  • 40
    Dave Kehr The New York Times

    An overdose of morbid sentimentality. show more

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