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El carro (2003)

Not Rated | | Comedy | 25 December 2003 (Colombia)
Be careful what you wish for! The Velez family is crazy about its newest member... a bright red car! This lower middle class family says good-bye to public transportation and says hello to ... See full summary »

Director:

Luis Orjuela

Writer:

Dago García

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Cast

Credited cast:
Monica Lopera Monica Lopera ... Narrator (voice)
Andrea Gomez Gonzalez Andrea Gomez Gonzalez ... Gloria
Hansel Camacho Hansel Camacho ... Segundino
Bernardo García Bernardo García ... Alfredo
Diana Hoyos ... Lorena (as Diana Patricia Hoyos)
Daniel Caldéron Daniel Caldéron ... Edilberto
Mauricio Corredor Mauricio Corredor ... Tocarruncho
Hector Chiquillo Hector Chiquillo ... Coworker
Argemiro Gamez Argemiro Gamez ... Religious-Statues Vendor
Adriana Riascos Adriana Riascos ... Bride
Juan Carlos Villamizar Juan Carlos Villamizar ... Groom
Alexis Calvo Sarmiento Alexis Calvo Sarmiento ... Mechanic
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Fernando Arevalo Fernando Arevalo ... Amilkar
César Badillo César Badillo ... Siervo
Luly Bossa Luly Bossa ... Florina
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Storyline

Be careful what you wish for! The Velez family is crazy about its newest member... a bright red car! This lower middle class family says good-bye to public transportation and says hello to the "material world". The automobile changes this family's life forever... you won't guess the big problems this little red car sparks!

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Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

Not Rated
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Country:

Colombia

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

25 December 2003 (Colombia) See more »

Also Known As:

Bryka See more »

Filming Locations:

Bogotá, Colombia

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color
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Sweet Colombian comedy about one important member of a family: The first family car.
26 June 2005 | by julio-acostaSee all my reviews

I have just seen this movie in San Salvador for the Colombian Films Week. The plot is simple A middle class Colombian family living in Bogota buys a Red Convertible Chevrolet Bel-Air. Since the very beginning you notice that the car is main character of the movie. All kind of situations happen since before they buy it until they find it some years after they sell it. Accidents. Love Stories, Family Trips, Adventures. The movie shows how important that first experience of having a car for a family is and how people make cars part of the family. Also how difficult can be to say goodbye to them.

I couldn't help remembering one person like them: ME. I still can not sell my old 1961 VW Beetle and the idea of selling it makes feel strange. Maybe It is because I have lived so many things with his companion I even call him a name! So If you want to have memories about that old first beloved and unforgettable car this is your movie.


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