Hermano

Hermano

About the Film

Raised as brothers, intense teammates and competitors on the soccer field - the gregarious, swaggering Julio (Eliu Armas) and the wiry, focused Daniel/“Gato” (Fernando Moreno) have remained virtually inseparable ever since the newborn Daniel was found abandoned in a trash heap in their La Ceniza slum. The opportunity of their lives arrives when a football scout invites them to try out for the city's top professional team, just as a tragic act of violence threatens to tear them apart and prevent them from achieving their dreams.
Starring: Eliú Armas, Fernando Moreno, Alí Rondón, Beto Benites, Gonzalo Cubero, Marcela Girón
Director: Marcel Rasquin
Release Date: 08/24/12

Reactions

“Packs a potent punch” – Hollywood Reporter

“It's very affecting, and the lead performances...are absolutely dynamite.” – NPR

“Make sure that you don't miss it.” - Naples Daily News

Awards & Festivals

  • Academy Award® Official Submission 2011 - Venezuela
  • Winner! Naples International Film Festival 2011 - Best Feature
  • Winner! Lima Latin American Film Festival 2011 Audience Award - Marcel Rasquin
  • Winner! Lleida Latin-American Film Festival 2011 - Audience Award
  • Winner! Lleida Latin-American Film Festival 2011 - Best Director, Marcel Rasquin
  • Palm Springs International Film Festival 2011 Fipresci Prize Nominee - Best Foreign Language Film
  • Winner! Los Angeles Latino Film Festival 2010 Audience Award - Best Film
  • Winner! Moscow International Film Festival 2010 - Audience Award
  • Winner! Moscow International Film Festival 2010 - Golden St. George Award, Marcel Rasquin
  • Winner! Moscow International Film Festival 2010 - Russian Film Critics Award, Marcel Rasquin
  • Winner! Havana International Film Festival 2010 Special Jury Prize - Best First Work, Marcel Rasquin
  • Winner! Huelva Latin American Film Festival 2010 Golden Colon Award - Best Film
  • São Paulo International Film Festival 2010 International Jury Award Nominee - Best Film
  • Viña del Mar Film Festival 2010 Grand Paoa Award Nominee - Best Film

Cast & Crew

Cast

Julio: Eliu Armas
Daniel: Fernando Moreno
Morocho: Beto Benites
Max: Ali Rondon
Graciela: Marcela Giron

Crew

Director: Marcel Rasquin
Writer: Rohan Jones & Marcel Rasquin
Executive Producer: Liz Mago Bosch & Enrique Aular
Producer: Enrique Aular, Juan Antonio Díaz & Marcel Rasquin
Music: Rigel Mitxelena
Cinematographer: Enrique Aular
Editor: Juan Melián & Carolina Aular
Casting: Beto Benites

Technical Info

Production Year: 2010
Release Date: 08/24/12
Countries of Production: Venezuela
Languages: Spanish
Running Time: 1h 37m
Screen Ratio: 2.35:1
Sound: Dolby Digital
Color: Color
Rating: Not Yet Rated

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Monterey
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Awards & Festivals

  • Academy Award® Official Submission 2011 - Venezuela
  • Winner! Naples International Film Festival 2011 - Best Feature
  • Winner! Lima Latin American Film Festival 2011 Audience Award - Marcel Rasquin
  • Winner! Lleida Latin-American Film Festival 2011 - Audience Award
  • Winner! Lleida Latin-American Film Festival 2011 - Best Director, Marcel Rasquin
  • Palm Springs International Film Festival 2011 Fipresci Prize Nominee - Best Foreign Language Film
  • Winner! Los Angeles Latino Film Festival 2010 Audience Award - Best Film
  • Winner! Moscow International Film Festival 2010 - Audience Award
  • Winner! Moscow International Film Festival 2010 - Golden St. George Award, Marcel Rasquin
  • Winner! Moscow International Film Festival 2010 - Russian Film Critics Award, Marcel Rasquin
  • Winner! Havana International Film Festival 2010 Special Jury Prize - Best First Work, Marcel Rasquin
  • Winner! Huelva Latin American Film Festival 2010 Golden Colon Award - Best Film
  • São Paulo International Film Festival 2010 International Jury Award Nominee - Best Film
  • Viña del Mar Film Festival 2010 Grand Paoa Award Nominee - Best Film

Reactions

“Packs a potent punch” – Hollywood Reporter

“It's very affecting, and the lead performances...are absolutely dynamite.” – NPR

“Make sure that you don't miss it.” - Naples Daily News

Detailed Film Info

Raised as brothers, intense teammates and competitors on the soccer field – the gregarious, swaggering Julio (Eliu Armas) and the more wiry and focused Daniel “Gato” (Fernando Moreno) have remained virtually inseparable ever since the newborn Daniel was found abandoned in a trash heap in their La Ceniza slum. The opportunity of their lives arrives when a football scout invites them to tryout for the city’s top professional team, just as a tragic act of violence threatens to tear them apart and prevent them from achieving their dreams.

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