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Joel (2018)

Unable to have kids of their own, Cecilia and Diego get a call from the adoption agency they registered to, some time ago. The sudden arrival of Joel, a 9 year old with a very hard backstory, will change the course of their lives.

Director:

Carlos Sorin

Writer:

Carlos Sorin
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Cast overview:
Victoria Almeida Victoria Almeida ... Cecilia
Diego Gentile Diego Gentile ... Diego
Joel Noguera Joel Noguera ... Joel
Ana Katz Ana Katz ... Marta
Gustavo Daniele Gustavo Daniele ... Ferreyra
Emilce Festa Emilce Festa ... Nancy
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Unable to have kids of their own, Cecilia and Diego get a call from the adoption agency they registered to, some time ago. The sudden arrival of Joel, a 9 year old with a very hard backstory, will change the course of their lives.

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The joys of adoption
26 July 2019 | by FrenchEddieFelsonSee all my reviews

A couple composed of Cecilia and Diego has long been waiting for the possibility of adopting a child. The film begins with great news: their file has retained the attention of the agency with Joel, a nine-year-old boy whose father is recently incarcerated. Once accepted, the adopted parents discover that Joel suffers from a significant delay in his schooling and, because he involuntarily witnessed the drug traffic of his father, he acts as a drug dealer in the school playground. Oops! The school and then the kids' parents will react quickly and everyone will have to choose a side, in favor or not of Joel's expelling. Cecilia and Diego will also have to choose...


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Country:

Argentina

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

7 June 2018 (Argentina) See more »

Also Known As:

Joel, une enfance en Patagonie See more »

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Patagonia, Argentina See more »

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$104,418
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