Context of City of God, Miramax films ; Walter Salles and Donald K. Ranvaud present ; an O2 filmes and Videofilmes production ; co-production with Globo films, Lumiere Studio Canal and Wild Bunch ; producers Andrea Barata Ribeiro and Mauricio Andrade Ramos ; co-producer Hank Levine ; co-producers Daniel Filho, Marc Beauchamps, Vincent Maraval ; scriptwriter Braulio Mantovani ; co-director Katia Lund ; directed by Fernando Meirelles, (videorecording)