Cidade de Deus is a shantytown that began in the course of the 1960s and have become one among Rio de Janeiro’s most harmful locations to start with of the 1980s. To inform the story of this place, the film describes the life of varied characters, all seen by the perspective of the narrator, Buscapé. Buscapé was raised in a really violent setting. Regardless of the sensation that each one odds had been in opposition to him, he finds out that life could be seen with different eyes: The eyes of an artist. By chance, he turns into an expert photographer, gaining his freedom.