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Lion's Den (2008)
"Leonera" (original title)

 -  Drama  -  29 May 2008 (Argentina)
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An incarcerated woman struggles to raise her son from prison.

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Julia
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Sofia
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Ramiro
Laura García ...
Marta
Tomás Plotinsky ...
Tomás VI (as Tomas Plotinsky)
Leonardo Sauma ...
Ugo Casman
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Walter Cignoli ...
Perito Psicólogo
Federico Esquerro ...
Psicologo de Penal
Roberto Maciel ...
Abogado de Oficio
Francisco Marquez ...
Doble de Ramiro herido
Paula Morales ...
Interna enbarazada
Nancy Paredes ...
Personal penitenciario
Roxana Quineche ...
Interna pelea
Ricardo Ragendorfer ...
Juez de Instrucción (as Ricardo Raguendorfer)
Guadalupe Rébora ...
Amiga
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Storyline

Julia, a 25 year-old university student, two weeks pregnant, with no criminal record, is sent to prison. Julia murdered the father of her child. This story addresses maternity, jail and Justice; confinement, guilt and solitude; but above all it deals with Julia and her son, Tomas, born inside an Argentinean prison. Written by Anonymous

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Motherhood Behind Bars

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Release Date:

29 May 2008 (Argentina)  »

Also Known As:

Aslan ini  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$3,484 (USA) (3 July 2009)

Gross:

$13,689 (USA) (9 October 2009)
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The film was shot in real prisons and many actors are real prisoners. See more »

Soundtracks

El Regalo de mi Viejo
Written by Juan Jose Soza
Performed by Juan Jose Soza and Miguel Machado
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70 years of movie going and with seeing 'Lion's Den' I've experienced the most remarkable film of my life. The writers delivered a great story which then had life breathed into it by sensitized actors, both writers and actors efforts directed with enormous creative humanity by Pablo Trabero. I saw no artifice and after watching some of the movie allowed myself a mili-second of time to think of 'Lion's Den' as being a documentary before forgetting any of that and just became an involved, rapt viewer. Deeply touching. Deeply human. This review does not contain enough lines - the minimum length for reviews is 10 lines of text. There!


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