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Adu (2020)

Adú (original title)
TV-MA | | Drama | 30 June 2020 (USA)
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Three people, three stories, one thing in common: Africa.

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Salvador Calvo
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Luis Tosar ... Gonzalo
Álvaro Cervantes ... Mateo
Anna Castillo ... Sandra
Moustapha Oumarou Moustapha Oumarou ... Adú
Miquel Fernández ... Miguel
Jesús Carroza ... Javi
Adam Nourou Adam Nourou ... Massar
Zayiddiya Dissou Zayiddiya Dissou ... Alika
Ana Wagener ... Paloma
Nora Navas ... Carmen
Issaka Sawadogo ... Kebila
Bella Agossou Bella Agossou ... Safí
Josean Bengoetxea ... Comandante Guardia Civil
Eliane Chagas Eliane Chagas ... Leke
Koffi Gahou Koffi Gahou ... Neko
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Storyline

In the coastal autonomous city of Melilla (located in north Africa but belonging Spain), Mateo is a Civil Guard with the task to protect the barb wire which divides the city of the rest of Africa to avoid the entering of African immigrants to Spain. During a mass attempt a night, Mateo is witness about as his partner Javi hits with his club in the head to an immigrant named Tatu, falling of the barb wire to the ground and dying in the fall, causing the rage in the rest of immigrants that seen it. At the same time, in a reservation of Mbouma, Cameroon, Gonzalo is a Spaniard working as external advisor to prevent the killing of elephants by poachers, who arrives too much late to save the most important elephant of the reservation. Unaware for him, this killing causes that the child Alika and his younger brother Adu be forced to flee from their little town in Mbouma pursued by poachers, after that they were accidental witnesses of the killing. While in Melilla Mateo doubts between saying... Written by Chockys

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Drama

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Trivia

Adu's name spelled in French as Adieu means farewell and carries a deeper meaning of a fond farewell or permanent goodbye to a dear friend. See more »

Goofs

At both airports scenes, the plane shown is a Boeing 737. However, when it starts its take-off run, an Airbus A-320 is seen instead. See more »

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What is, "for pleasure"
22 July 2020 | by davidtorreroSee all my reviews

Best Spanish movie in long time. Emotional value show. Beautiful picture.


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Country:

Spain

Language:

French | English | Spanish

Release Date:

30 June 2020 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Adu See more »

Filming Locations:

Murcia, Spain See more »

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$7,085,946
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Atmos

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39:1
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