Directors: Fernando Meirelles, Kátia Lund (co-director)
Writers: Paulo Lins (novel) Bráulio Mantovani (screenplay)
Release Date: 30 August 2002 (Brazil)
Tagline: If you run you’re dead…if you stay, you’re dead again. Period.
Plot: Two boys growing up in a violent neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro take different paths: one becomes a photographer, the other a drug dealer. full summary
Awards: Nominated for 4 Oscars. Another 49 wins & 25 nominations