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The Colors of the Mountain (2010)
"Los colores de la montaña" (original title)

 |  Drama  |  6 May 2011 (USA)
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Manuel, 9, has an old ball with which he plays football every day in the countryside. He dreams of becoming a great goalkeeper. His wishes seem set to come true when Ernest, his father, ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Hernán Mauricio Ocampo ...
Manuel
Nolberto Sánchez ...
Julián (as Luis Nolberto Sánchez)
Genaro Aristizábal ...
Poca Luz (as Genaro Alfonso Aristizábal)
Hernán Méndez ...
Ernesto
Carmen Torres ...
Miriam
Natalia Cuéllar ...
Carmen (as Natalia Cuellar)
Antonio Galeano ...
Don Alberto
Ángela Patricia Ángel ...
Luisa
Félix Jaramillo ...
Mario
Dora Patricia Méndez ...
Julián's Mother
Elizabeth Aristizábal ...
Poca Luz's Little Sister
Juan Rodrigo Correa ...
Poca Luz's Father
Berenice Echeverri ...
Poca Luz's Mother
María Alejandra Vargas ...
Julián's Sister
Javier Cardona ...
Guerrilla Leader
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Manuel, 9, has an old ball with which he plays football every day in the countryside. He dreams of becoming a great goalkeeper. His wishes seem set to come true when Ernest, his father, gives him a new ball. But an unexpected accident sends the ball flying into a minefield. Despite the danger, Manuel refuses to abandon his treasure... He convinces Julián and Poca Luz, his two friends, to rescue it with him. Amid the adventures and kids' games, the signs of armed conflict start to appear in the lives of the inhabitants of 'La Pradera'. Written by Anonymous

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An excellent Colombian movie
11 March 2011 | by (Colombia) – See all my reviews

This is an excellent Colombian movie, this film is a great Master piece. Here you can see the cruel reality for some farmers in this country when they try to live between the guerrilla and the paramilitary. It's so sad but it's a reality for thousands of farmers.

The role of this kids is excellent, they are a natural actors and you can see that real friendship between them.

In my personal opinion this is the best film from this country in the last years because this film is a little mirror in the life of "desplazados por la violencia". And this topic is very important in. These days here in my country, it's a picture of our contemporany reality.


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