City of Men - Season 1

SundanceTV (ended 2008)




Episode Guide

  • 10/18/02
    This episode follows a day in the life of Laranjinha and another 13-year-old: middle-class Joao Vitor, who lives in an apartment overlooking Laranjinha's favela.
  • Uólace and João Vitor
    Laranjinha is poor and about to starve while João Vitor is a middle-class kid living in an apartment in front of Laranjinha's favela. This episode shows the similarity between the two boys.
  • The Post
    Episode 3
    Laranjinha and Acerola are assigned by the local drug boss to start working as mailmen.
  • 8.9
    Acerola's sister begins to have a relationship with the local drug dealer and that's when he finds that more and more people respect him. However, problems in the relationship cause things to take a bad turn.
  • 9.2
    Laranjinha and Acerola have the opportunity to go on a field trip with their history class. The only catch is that they need to come up with $6.50 for the trip. Soon the boys are hatching a dangerous plot to come up with the money.