- Rated: R
- Run Time: 1 hours, 58 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: October 14, 2008
- Originally Released: 2008
- Label: Weinstein Company
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
- Dolby Digital - English, Portuguese, Spanish
Performers, Cast and Crew:
Sight and Sound - 09/01/2008
"In this chilling and, by all accounts, accurately researched world, no one is innocent....Padihla adeptly arranges his numerous characters and plot strands..."
Empire - 09/01/2008
3 stars out of 5 -- "[T]his is a frantic depiction of police brutality in the slums of Rio de Janeiro....Exhaustively researched, ELITE SQUAD picked up the Golden Bear at Berlin..."
Total Film - 02/01/2009
3 stars out of 5 -- "ELITE SQUAD detachedly documents the unwinnable war between the slumlords and the state."
Based On A Novel |
Theatrical Release |
True Story |