City of God Script

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Director:Fernando Meirelles, Kátia Lund
Written by:Paulo Lins (Screenplay), Paulo Lins (Author), Bráulio Mantovani (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:Cidade de Deus is a shantytown that started during the 1960s and became one of Rio de Janeiro’s most dangerous places in the beginning of the 1980s. To tell the story of this place, the movie describes the life of various characters, all seen by the point of view of the narrator, Buscapé. Buscapé was raised in a very violent environment. Despite the feeling that all odds were against him, he finds out that life can be seen with other eyes...

The Two Popes Script

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Director:Fernando Meirelles
Written by:Anthony McCarten (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:Frustrated with the direction of the church, Cardinal Bergoglio requests permission to retire in 2012 from Pope Benedict. Instead, facing scandal and self-doubt, the introspective Pope Benedict summons his harshest critic and future successor to Rome to reveal a secret that would shake the foundations of the Catholic Church.

Blindness Script

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Director:Fernando Meirelles
Written by:José Saramago (Novel), Don McKellar (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:When a sudden plague of blindness devastates a city, a small group of the afflicted band together to triumphantly overcome the horrific conditions of their imposed quarantine.