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CITY OF GOD INTRO Instant classic o Made in 2002 Crime drama about Rio de Janeiro & Brazil From brazil, speaking Portuguese o Filmed in the city or near by Watch the ending credits South of the border, Latin America, brazil o Brazil 5 th largest country Expanding economy BRIC country (rapidly developing economy) Regional leader To south America as US is to North America Largest Portuguese speaking country 200 million people mainly on the outskirts of eastern quadrants Mondo cities 27 states, similar to US Elect their president o Rio de Janeiro One state of 27 in Brazil Also a city (used to be capital of Brazil) 2 nd largest city & economy in Brazil Greatest name recognition major tourist destination Growing exponentially for last 50 years o Brasilia Capital of Brazil since 1960

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