Teenage commandos perform military training exercises by day and indulge in youthful hedonism by night, an unconventional family bound together under a shadowy force know only as The Organization. After an ambush drives the squadron into the jungle, both the mission and the intricate bonds between the group begin to disintegrate.
The jungle scenes were shot around the Samaná river, five hours from Medellín. Because of the conflict, the place was visited only by soldiers and illegal gold miners until recently, hence remaining mostly unspoiled by humans. For the cast and crew, mules carried food and gear and a family of gold miners built military tents. See more »
In the making of the bed for Wolf and Lady, the troop of Monos used machetes and axes; but the wood they created is clearly made of sawed logs. See more »
One of the opening credits reads "a la tierra de Laura" which means "Dedicated to the land of Laura" See more »
The potential future leaders of the world and their citizens show us how much worse it could be when their time arrives - especially when left to their own devices, without safety nets, guidance and above all love.
We corrupt our children at our peril but most of the time we're unaware of the damage done to them and to us as a result.
Another great piece of thought provoking and engaging cinema - this time from Columbia but the message is universal.
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