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Blocks (2010)
"Blokes" (original title)

 |  Short  |  22 May 2010 (France)
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A child secretly in love with his neighbor.

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Cast overview:
Alfonso David ...
Pedro Campos ...
Paula Zúñiga ...
Madre de Luchito
María de Los Ángeles García ...
Liliana
Pablo Macaya ...
Padre de Manuel
Trinidad González ...
Madre de Manuel
Clara María Escobar ...
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Chile, 1986. Luchito masturbates while he contemplates Manuel, his 16-year-old neighbor, whom he can see standing by a window. Manuel discovers his sexuality. The window turns into an erotic cinematographic world that awakens a curiosity in Luchito, with disastrous repercussions for Manuel. Written by Cannes Film Festival

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Based on a story by Pedro Lemebel. See more »

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Muchacho Malo
Performed by Gloria Benavides
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5 May 2013 | by (Chile) – See all my reviews

I loved this short. Luchito in love with his neighbor (Pedro Campos ufff hahaha) in Chilean dictatorship era, that is the main plot of the story and although I did not live in that time I felt very identified with the protagonist's life and what happened to me when I was his age.

Idenficable history but with a very sad ending (I was not very comfortable with that, why Luchito indifference?), although that detail is the first Chilean gay short I see (i do not think that there are more) and I enjoyed it, it's one of my favorites, the song of Gloria Benavides also gives a special touch. If you have the chance to see it then do it.

My vote: 10 stars.


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