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Films & Schedules - HERMANO


Wed, Feb 23, 2011
at 7:15 PM (B4)
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Thu, Feb 24, 2011
at 9 PM (B1)
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Sat, Feb 26, 2011
at 3 PM (WH)
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This year’s Venezuelan submission for the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar tells the bittersweet tale of a brother’s love and loyalty put to the test. Two brothers, who have grown up playing soccer together in the dirt fields of their barrio, have their prayers answered when a scout gives them the opportunity to try out with the Caracas Football Club. Daniel dreams of being a professional player, but Julio’s more pragmatic goals of providing for the family lead him down a darker path. As the details of their lives unfold through simple everyday events like the baking of a cake, a raucous party, or a rooftop romance, we see the sinister undercurrents that threaten to derail everything they hope for and the bonds of family pushed to the limit. (96 mins.)

First Feature Film.

Sponsored by Hotel Modera.


Interests: Oscar Submissions, Narrative Feature, Spanish Language.

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