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La Playa D.C.

Director: Juan Andres Arango Garcia
From: Colombia / Brazil / France
Year: 2012- Minutes: 90mins
Language : Spanish with English Subtitles
Genre: Drama

La Playa D.C.

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 if exclusion and racism. When Jairo, his younger brother and closest friend 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 is brothers in order to find his own identity. Through this journey, Tomas reveals a unique perspective of a vibrant and unstable city that, like Tomas, stands on the threshold between what once was and what might be.

Official Selection, Cannes Film Festival 2012.
Winner, Best First Work, Lima Latin American Film Festival 2012

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