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Brother (2010)

Hermano (original title)
Not Rated | | Drama, Family, Sport | 2 July 2010 (Venezuela)
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Two young men who have been raised as brothers look to their soccer skills as a way of getting out of their slum. While a scout is in town, an act of violence threatens to tear them apart.

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Eliú Armas ...
Julio
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Daniel
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Morocho
Gonzalo Cubero ...
Roberto
Marcela Girón ...
Graciela
Jackson Gutierrez ...
Malandro
Gabriel Rojas ...
Eliecer
Alí Rondón ...
Max (as Alí Rondon)
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Daniel's an exceptional footballer, a striker. Julio's the team's captain, a born leader. They were raised as brothers and play football in their slum, La Ceniza. Daniel dreams to play professional football while Julio feeds the family with dirty money; he has no time to dream. The opportunity of their lives arrives when a football scout invites them to tryout with the city's best team: Caracas Football Club. But tragedy strikes them. They must choose, on a dirty football pitch, what is more important: family, revenge or the dream of their lives. On this pitch, life is on the line Written by Marcel Rasquin

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On this pitch... Life is on the line

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VEB 4,273,248 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$1,318 (USA) (31 August 2012)

Gross:

$29,828 (USA) (14 September 2012)
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A good representation of the Venezuelan spirit.
7 September 2010 | by (Venezuela) – See all my reviews

Well.. Maybe you hasn't saw this movie, maybe because is not in English, or just maybe because is foreign. In my humble opinion, this movie is a mix a good actuation, an excellent story and a unexpected ending.

This movie isn't just about soccer, is about life. About overcome the difficulties and fight for your dreams in one of the hardest places in South America.

An interesting mix of feelings, friendship, brotherhood, and love in a violent ambient, where every day the people just fight for survive.

A real Hermano (brother) will never let you down.


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