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Brain Drain (1998)
"Fuga de cerebros" (original title)

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In a humble neighborhood school studies Emilio (Mario Casas), a shy, with an average of five, who has spent his entire life secretly in love with Natalia (Amaia Salamanca), the pretty girl ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Nicolás Cabré ...
Fideo
Luis Quiroz ...
Panta
Jimena Anganuzzi ...
Diana
Brian Forcinitti ...
Rengo
Erasmo Olivera ...
Timy
Roberto Carnaghi ...
Police chief
Enrique Liporace ...
Sosa
Federico D'Elía ...
Sentani
Nicolás Pauls ...
Rios
Ana María Picchio ...
Fideo's Mother
Manuel Callau ...
Novio de la Madre
Diego Topa ...
Oreja
Paulina Rachid ...
Novia de Oreja
Karina Buzeki ...
Chica de Los Sueños
Alberto Busaid ...
Coco
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In a humble neighborhood school studies Emilio (Mario Casas), a shy, with an average of five, who has spent his entire life secretly in love with Natalia (Amaia Salamanca), the pretty girl and boy class list. When the last day of course, finally decides to declare, Natalia granted a scholarship to study medicine at Oxford. Written by BangTheWorld

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The feature film debut of Nicolás Cabré. See more »

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No puedo dormir (solo pienso en tí)
By Nico Juky and Silvio Furmaski
Performed by Nico Juky
Courtesy of PolyGram
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Buena pero le falto/Almost there
9 January 2003 | by (Philadelphia, USA) – See all my reviews

This film also follows in the tradition of Los Olvidados and Rodrigo D. in that it attempts to link the audience to the point of view of poor urban youth. It succeeds in creating sympathy for the characters but it makes the mistake of looking for looking for more.

The omnicent point of view is intermingled with characters' daydreams and nightdreams and thus it's hard to get a consistent message across; as an audience I ended up unsure of the depth of each character and whether I was to find them believable; I found myself not liking the ending because it was too conclusive.


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