Through out six different and yet parallel stories that take place during the corrupted goverment during the 90s in Peru, Lombardi tells the moral decomposition that ran through all classes and generations of the peruvian society.
Juan, a young man convicted of terrorism, is given amnesty from a Lima prison; he boards a bus to return home and, in his mind's eye, recalls events in his village near Huaraz when he was ... See full summary »
Manuel, 9, has an old ball with which he plays football every day in the countryside. He dreams of becoming a great goalkeeper. His wishes seem set to come true when Ernest, his father, ... See full summary »
On Halloween night in Lima, four rich kids spend a night on the town, goofing, getting into trouble, and deciding to help Manuel lose his virginity. From Juan Diego's house they hire three ... See full summary »
Dog, an ex-militiaman granted amnesty by the Peruvian government, is now a killer for hire. One of his missions leads him to a Christian church where he meets Milagros, an adolescent ... See full summary »
Four angry cadets have formed an inner circle in an attempt to beat the system and ward off the boredom and stifling confinement of the military academy, set off a chain of events that ... See full summary »
The film ties six stories during the days when the "vladivideos" (tapes where Vladimiro Montesinos, the Peruvian's president councellor, is recorded while he was buying opposite politics) have appeared causing the fall of Fujimori's government in Peru. Written by
Good plot, excellent performances and very good direction. It's an intelligent and touching film. The moral ambivalence of the characters makes them very rich and the background of the Fujimori-Montesinos scandal adds interest to the main storyline(s). One of the best movies I've recently seen
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