Elite Squad

2008, Movie, NR, 115 mins

Brazilian filmmaker Jose Padilha's brutal crime thriller is the flip side of Fernando Meirelles and Katia Lund's 2002 CITY OF GOD: An unsparing look at the day-to-day war between law and anarchy in Rio de Janero's desperate, crime-ridden favelas told from the side of the police.

Captain Nascimento (Wagner Maura) has devoted his career to BOPE, the military police unit charged with maintaining some kind of order – or at least status quo -- in the favelas, where drug lords and gang bosses maintain the heavily armed equivalent of standing armies and keep crooked cops on their payrolls, while ordinary citizens just try to stay out of their way. B...

Released: 2008 Rated: NR Length: 115 mins

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