Watch the Portuguese Oscar Nominated Masterpiece ‘City of God’ Airing This Friday On &PrivéHD
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This Friday, July 1st, &PrivéHD, the premium destination of nuanced cinema, presents a must-watch from the land of Portugal- ‘City of God’. Coming to Indian television for the first time as part of the channel’s flagship property, ‘Privé World Box Office’, the film will air at 9 PM for the entire week till Thursday. With this, movie fans are set to be entertained with blockbuster foreign films every week that promise to make you feel at home, no matter the language.
Portugal thriller movies have a knack for raising the thrill quotient with plot twists, smart dialogues and quirky acting which are seen in this multiple accolades-winning film. ‘City of God’ garnered 4 nominations for the Academy Awards and also won the BAFTA award for best editing. Starring Alexandre Rodrigues and Leandro Firmino, the film promises some great performances, nail-biting turns and an entertaining watch.
Speaking about the premiere of this film, Rishi Parekh, Chief Channel Officer – English, ZEE said, “In this language agnostic world, quality content is being viewed and appreciated by audiences across segments. As a result, it is paving the way for content to travel across platforms and even countries. &Privé has always been ahead of the curve in bringing such content to our nuanced audiences. Privé World Box Office has enabled Indian television audiences to access premium quality international films in a country that has been receptive to engaging content. City of God is a masterpiece that deserves to be seen by all in India. With an IMDB rating of 8.6, an engaging storyline and some brilliant performances, City of God is a must-watch.”
Bringing new premieres every week, &PrivéHD’s World Box Office promises entertainment for everyone with movies of varied themes and genres. The line-up includes movies that are each blockbusters in their country of origin and are from varied genres ranging from romantic dramas and comedy to fantasy and adventure.