Synopses & Reviews
"Captain Nascimento (Wagner Moura) has risen in his career to become the commander-in-chief of Rio de Janeiro's BOPE (Special Police Operations Battalion) and later, a populist choice as the Sub-Secretary of Intelligence. In his new post, Nascimento strengthens BOPE and cripples the drug trade even further, bringing it to its knees. But soon he comes to a sobering realization that upon doing so, he ends up aiding his true enemies: Corrupt cops and dirty politicians with major electoral interests. Now, Nascimento's enemies are much more dangerous; they're on his side in this ""white-knuckle ride through the most dangerous corners of the Brazilian city"" (Daily Express)."