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La Playa D.C. (2012)

Tomas, an Afro-Colombian teenager who fled the country's Pacific coast pushed out by the war, faces the difficulties of growing up in a city if exclusion and racism. When Jairo, his younger... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Tomás
Jamés Solís ... Chaco
Andrés Murillo ... Jairo
Einer Cotés ... Nelson
Hamilton Quiñones ... Dany
Jhonatan Alexis Tejada ... Jíbaro William
Lucy Chaverra ... Yenifer
Luis Andrés Garrido ... Jíbaro Carlos
Orlando Ramírez ... Don Humberto
Pastora Díaz ... Aída
Karent Hinestroza ... Voz Aída
Sain Castro ... Roel
Teuda Bara ... Dona María
Verónica Castellanos Farieta ... Milena
Wendy Moreno ... Norfalia
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Tomas, an Afro-Colombian teenager who fled the country's Pacific coast pushed out by the war, faces the difficulties of growing up in a city if exclusion and racism. When Jairo, his younger brother and closest friend disappears, Tomas plunges in the streets of the city. His search becomes an initiatory journey that compels him to face his past and to leave aside the influence of his is brothers in order to find his own identity. Through this journey, Tomas reveals a unique perspective of a vibrant and unstable city that, like Tomas, stands on the threshold between what once was and what might be. Written by Diana Bustamante

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Official submission of Colombia to the Oscars 2014 best foreign language film category. See more »

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