A story as told by an aborted child who's now 14 years old, which involves his mother, three teenagers (two twin brothers and their cousin) that make a love triangle, the twins' father (an erotic journalist) and his new lover, a drug lord and his sidekicks, the drug lord's wife who doesn't know who's the father of her baby, a prostitute with bladder problems, a hit man who's really a frustrated poet, and a huge drug-related misunderstanding. Written by
Shooting of the film lasted 16 weeks, while the average for a Colombian film is 8, with a long gap in the middle. When 70% of the movie was shot, the budget was used up and they had to recess for nine months. When all the cast and crew reunited again, they continued filming normally and the film was finished. See more »
In one of the scenes where 'El Susi' Arango is shown flying, you can see in the right bottom corner the shadow of the crane that's lifting him up. See more »
Hi, my name is Lucho, and since the day I died I've grown so much that my mom wouldn't recognize me.
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Colombian dream is probably the best Colombian movie ever done, especially Felipe Aljure's wonderful direction and very original screenplay makes this movie a must if you want to know about new styles and concepts about Colombian movie. Since Maria Full of Grace which was released in 2003 but being half Colombian half American I haven't seen a so well done Colombian story. This movie is far apart of the way other directors tell a story about drugs and social problems that are part of the costumbrism and black movie style made in Colombia's cinematography but which is also part of Colombia's reality. Even though the young leading actors still have a lot to learn the movie has extraordinary supporting actors and also very good film editing and sound editing.
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