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.
“Packs a potent punch”
“It's very affecting, and the lead performances...are absolutely dynamite.”
“Make sure that you don't miss it.”
Naples Daily News
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
Audio commentary with director Marcel Rasquin
Interview with Marcel Rasquin
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