13-year-old Monica leads a street life, making her living by selling flowers to couples in local nightspots, she is joined by 10-year-old Andrea who runs out of her house after her mother ... See full summary »
A lot of people live in an ocupated house; after many years of quiet living, the owner of the house wants them out. They try whatever they can to avoid being put out, without sucess. But ... See full summary »
This is a dark comedy that takes place in an urban jungle, where each has to ensure its own survival. No one is bad, but all acting for his own benefit and without measure if their actions ... See full summary »
Based on real life conditions, Raul Trellez, a homeless person, goes around Bogota's streets finding ways to support his drug addiction, which leads him to wander around appreciating life from a fearless and passionate way.
Rodrigo and his friends are bored teenagers living in Medellin. Rodrigo wants to start a punk band. The youths mainly loaf around the hillside shanty towns and, for kicks, steal a bike or car, or shoot someone.
Carlos Mario Restrepo,
Jackson Idrian Gallego
This documentary is so delicate in it's narrative, that it's impossible not to like it. It's technically well-done and well-structured. Edison, Cielo and Jesús, have had a horrible past between war and the hope of the honest life. Unfortunately, Edison dies due to intern war, between two ghettos of the barrio, which is La Sierra. Martínez y Dalton don't want to show Colombia as a third-wold country trying to demonstrate that is more than war and drug dealing. They want to show Medellin, as a city that overcomes intern conflicts with the guerrilla's people reinsertion to the civil community. Actually, that's what happened the past year. An aunt if mine lived nearby La Sierra, in a barrio called Buenos Aires, and she told me that war is the terrible past of a beautiful and working city, called Medellin. Even if other people thinks that Colombia is drugs, war and prostitution, let me tell you that my country is overcoming it, and my country isn't the only one nation that has these problems. War is worldwide. Excellent documentary, I hope an Academy Award Nomination.
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