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Porfirio (2011)

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Confined between his bed and his wheelchair, Porfirio - a man who lives in a town on the edge of the Amazon - dreams of being able to fly.

Director:

Alejandro Landes

Writers:

Mateo Ingouville (collaborating writer), Alejandro Landes | 1 more credit »
6 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast overview:
Porfirio Ramire Aldana Porfirio Ramire Aldana ... Porfirio / father
Jarlinsson Ramirez Reinoso Jarlinsson Ramirez Reinoso ... Lissin / son
Yor Jasbleidy Santos Torres Yor Jasbleidy Santos Torres ... Jasbleidy / neighbour
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Porfirio tells the story of Porfirio Ramirez, a man who became handicapped after a failed police operation where he was shot in the back in 1991. Because of this, Porfirio sues the state, but due to several problems with the case, the lawsuit gets closed. With no money, and many problems, Porfirio takes a risky decision with his son: Hijack a plane and demand a meeting with the President of Colombia to discuss his problems. Based in the true story of Porfirio Ramirez. Written by Jayson A.S.

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Comedy | Drama

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Since the main character is confined to a wheelchair, the director decided to shoot everything from the height of a wheelchair. See more »

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Country:

Colombia | Argentina | Uruguay | Spain

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

30 December 2011 (Spain) See more »

Filming Locations:

Florencia, Caquetá, Colombia

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$3,376
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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