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Las Acacias (2011)
"Las acacias" (original title)

 -  Drama  -  14 October 2011 (Spain)
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Rubén is a lonely truck driver who has been taking the motorway from Asunción, Paraguay to Buenos Aires, Argentina for years, carrying wood. However, today's journey is different because of... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Germán de Silva ...
Rubén
Hebe Duarte ...
Jacinta
Nayra Calle Mamani ...
Anahí
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Monica Coca ...
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Lili Lopez
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Rubén is a lonely truck driver who has been taking the motorway from Asunción, Paraguay to Buenos Aires, Argentina for years, carrying wood. However, today's journey is different because of Jacinta, who accompanies him as his passenger all the way to Buenos Aires. What's more, Rubén finds out at the very moment that her little Anahí, who's 8 months old, travels with them. As kilometres go by, the relationship between Rubén and Jacinta will grow. They will slowly sip into each other's soul. None of them talks much about their lives. None asks much either. It's a few word journey but it is not a silent one. Written by Anonymous

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Filmed in five weeks between Paraguay and Buenos Aires. See more »

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Featured in The Smallest Red Carpet, But the Biggest Heart (2011) See more »

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14 June 2013 | by (Transylvania) – See all my reviews

I watched this film last night and I thought it is going to be boring. It wasn't the case in the end, because I felt like I was part of the journey, I was in the car and I couldn't hardly wait to get to Buenos Aires, and once there, I felt like I know my trip mates better. :) The baby was more than amazing! She's like a little star! I think when she'll grow up and see her performance she'll have all the reason to be proud for herself :) An achievement :)

It may seem like the whole film is event-less but I was positively surprised to see that the outcome was better then expected. I can easily imagine this to happen for real... Like I said I only recommend this film only if you're not infected with the holywoodian kind of "film".


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