Tropa de Elite2008
"Tropa de Elite" (also known as "Elite Squad", "The Elite Squad") is a film written by José Padilha (writer), Bráulio Mantovani (writer), Luiz Eduardo Soares (book "Elite da Tropa") and Rodrigo Pimentel (book "Elite da Tropa"), released in the USA on September 19 of 2008 , starring Caio Junqueira, André Ramiro, Maria Ribeiro, Fernanda Machado, Fernanda de Freitas and Paulo Vilela.
On the streets of Rio only the elite survive.
What was the release date of "Tropa de Elite":
Tropa de Elite was first released on Friday, September 19, 2008, in the United States. Other films released on Friday, September 19, 2008 are Nothing But the Truth (dir. Rod Lurie), Tokyo Gore Police, The Duchess (dir. Saul Dibb), and A Thousand Years of Good Prayers. This was eleven (11) years ago.
It has been released on Wednesday, June 25, 2008 in the United Kingdom; Wednesday, September 03, 2008 in France; Monday, February 11, 2008 in Germany; Friday, June 06, 2008 in Italy and on Friday, July 18, 2008 in Spain.
Who is at the casting of "Tropa de Elite":
At the casting of Tropa de Elite we find Caio Junqueira, previously seen in Abril Despedaçado (2001) and Central do Brasil (1998); André Ramiro (Elite Squad: The Enemy Within (2010)); Maria Ribeiro () [ more... ]
- Paulo Hamilton and André Ramiro, Maria Ribeiro, Milhem Cortaz also worked together in Elite Squad: The Enemy Within, released in 2010.
- Marcelo Escorel and Milhem Cortaz also appeared in Carandiru, released in 2003.
What is the Storyline of "Tropa de Elite":
Set in 1997, in Rio de Janeiro, Elite Squad follows the lives and exploits of a BOPE captain named Nascimento and his two potential heirs-in-command, Neto Gouveia and André Matias, rising from the ranks of general PMERJ (the state military police) to BOPE (later it is revealed that Nascimento wants to leave the force because his wife is pregnant with his first child).
While Neto Gouveia is a quick-tempered, tougher, André Matias refuses to compromise his ideals of peace and equality. The [...]
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