Elite Squad

In 1997, before the visit of the pope to Rio de Janeiro, Captain Nascimento from BOPE (Special Police Operations Battalion) is assigned to eliminate the risks of the drug dealers in a dangerous slum nearby where the pope intends to be lodged.
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Credits: TheMovieDb.

Film Cast:

  • Capitão Nascimento: Wagner Moura
  • Neto: Caio Junqueira
  • André Matias: André Ramiro
  • Capitao Fabio: Milhem Cortaz
  • Maria: Fernanda Machado
  • Rosane: Maria Ribeiro
  • Baiano: Fábio Lago
  • Marcinho: Erick Oliveira
  • Coronel Otávio: Marcelo Escorel
  • Rose: Roberta Santiago
  • Roberta: Fernanda de Freitas
  • Edu: Paulo Vilela
  • Soldado Tatu: Juliano Cazarré
  • Marimbondo: Guilherme Guaral

Film Crew:

  • Screenplay: Bráulio Mantovani
  • Editor: Daniel Rezende
  • Production Design: Tulé Peak
  • Producer: José Padilha
  • Novel: André Batista
  • Novel: Luiz Eduardo Soares
  • Screenplay: Rodrigo Pimentel
  • Original Music Composer: Pedro Bromfman
  • Camera Operator: Lula Carvalho
  • Stunt Coordinator: Keith Woulard
  • Producer: Marcos Prado
  • Set Designer: Tiago Marques Teixeira
  • Location Manager: Rodrigo Lamounier
  • Makeup Artist: Sandro Valerio
  • Digital Intermediate: Matthew W. Johnson
  • Special Effects Coordinator: Bruno Van Zeebroeck
  • Casting: Luiz Montes
  • Set Decoration: Odair Zani
  • Costume Design: Cláudia Kopke
  • Hairstylist: Ignácio Posadas
  • Makeup Artist: Martín Macías
  • Art Department Coordinator: Cristina Cirne
  • Assistant Art Director: Dany Espinelli
  • Property Master: Dejair dos Santos
  • Set Designer: Thiago Marques
  • Dialogue Editor: Débora Opolski
  • Foley: Roger Hands
  • Sound Effects Editor: Juliana Lago
  • Sound Effects Editor: Eduardo Virmond Lima
  • Sound Effects Editor: Fernando Lobo
  • Sound Re-Recording Mixer: Armando Torres Jr.
  • Stunt Coordinator: Fillipe Dias
  • Camera Operator: Pablo Baião
  • Still Photographer: David Prichard
  • Gaffer: Ulisses Malta Jr.
  • Costume Supervisor: Alex Brollo
  • Digital Intermediate: Betsy Solorzano
  • Script Supervisor: Olivia Rabacov

Movie Reviews:

  • Andres Gomez: Decent movie with lots of strongly violent action. It stands up because it is staged in Rio and created by Brazilians.

    The plot is not very surprising but good enough.

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