LA PLAYA D.C.

By Juan Andres ARANGO

CINEPLEX - as DISTR

Drama - Completed 2012

Tomas, an Afro-Colombian teenager fled the country´s Pacific coast pushed out by the war, faces the difficulties of growing up in a city of exclusion and racism. The search of this brother becomes an initiatory journey to find his own identity. Tomas will start a new life at 2600 mts oversea level.

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& Awards

Chicago IFF 2012
New Directors Competition
    • Year of production
    • 2012
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • COLOMBIA, BRAZIL, FRANCE
    • Languages
    • SPANISH
    • Duration
    • 90 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Juan Andres ARANGO
    • Writer(s)
    • Juan Andres ARANGO
    • Producer(s)
    • Diana BUSTAMANTE (Burning Blue), Jorge Andres BOTERO (Séptima Films)
    • Synopsis
    • 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 of exclusion and racism. When Jairo, his younger brother 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 brothers in order to find his own identity. Tomas will reveal his value to deal with the fear, the nostalgia and the wounds of the past and start a new life at 2600 meters over sea level.
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