El silencio de Neto (1994)

 |  Drama  |  1994 (Guatemala)
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A boy struggles against his stifling family life during the 1954 Guatemala coup.


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Credited cast:
Óscar Javier Almengor ...
Neto Yepes
Pablo Arenales ...
Hector Argueta ...
Deudo dos
Cristina Arqueta ...
Nina cinco
Edgar Barillas ...
Guarda espaldas
Willy Bihr ...
Senor Fuller
Indira Chinchilla ...
Mildred Chávez ...
Miriam S. De Sosa ...
Directora del colegio
Julio Diaz ...
Eduardo Yepes
Otto Fernández ...
Nuevo Maestro
Rudy García Ochoa ...
Nuevo Juez militar
Elvira Gaytán ...
Nina uno
Guillermo Gaytán ...
Padre de Ani
Flavio Gozalez ...
Vendedor de periodicos


A boy struggles against his stifling family life during the 1954 Guatemala coup.

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Guatemala 1954. While a nation loses its innocence a boy fights to be heard.





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The Silence of Neto  »

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Guatemala's official submission to the 67th Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film. See more »


Referenced in Los orígenes del silencio (2005) See more »

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A great movie
11 February 1999 | by (Guatemala, Guatemala) – See all my reviews

I liked this movie a lot for many reasons. It shows how life was for a young teenager in 1950's Guatemala; Another reason is because it shows the coming of age of Neto and how his struggle to speak up. To truly express himself. Also I liked this movie because I«m from Guatemala and I«m happy to see such a good movie produced in my country.

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