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Parents' Guide to

City of Men

By Lucy Maher, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

Gritty drama about Brazilian boys growing up fast.

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Subtitles and complex storytelling can make the show a bit tricky to follow, but City of Men is engrossing television. Fast-moving scenes expertly convey the chaotic environment in which the boys live. Though parents might be wary of exposing their kids to the show's drugs and violence, the series is much more lighthearted than the movie, and it might even enlighten some young viewers about the conditions in which other kids their age live.

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