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Films in Progress
2005. 53rd Edition
Films
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El baño del Papa / The Pope’s Toilet
Enrique Fernández, César Charlone
Uruguay 
It?s 1988 and Pope John Paul II is on the point of visiting Melo. 50,000 people are expected to attend. The most humble locals believe that selling food and drink to the multitude will just about make them rich. Instead, Beto, a contrabandist, decides to build a WC in front of his house and charge for its use.
It?s 1988 and Pope John Paul II is on the point of visiting Melo. 50,000 people are expected to attend. The most humble locals believe that selling food and drink to the multitude will just about make them rich. Instead, Beto, a contrabandist, decides to build a WC in front of his house and charge for its use.
Esas no son penas / Anytime Soon
Anahí Hoeneisen, Daniel Andrade
Ecuador 
The story of a day in the life of five 30-year-old former schoolmates who meet 14 years on. The meeting has each one questioning the direction taken by her life. Everyday situations are an excuse to take a closer look at the intricate feminine universe.
The story of a day in the life of five 30-year-old former schoolmates who meet 14 years on. The meeting has each one questioning the direction taken by her life. Everyday situations are an excuse to take a closer look at the intricate feminine universe.
La perrera / The Dog Pound
Manuel Nieto
Uruguay - Argentina - Canada 
David, a 25-year-old kid, is obliged by his father to build his own home in a small seaside resort. This the tale of how a house was built and the adventures involved in doing so, not forgetting David?s tragicomical struggle to survive in his new world, a place where there are almost as many dogs as there are men, where there are practically no women and where things are done f...
David, a 25-year-old kid, is obliged by his father to build his own home in a small seaside resort. This the tale of how a house was built and the adventures involved in doing so, not forgetting David?s tragicomical struggle to survive in his new world, a place where there are almost as many dogs as there are men, where there are practically no women and where things are done for reasons of friendship more than anything else.
É proibido proibir / Forbidden to Forbid
Jorge Durán
Brazil 
Although Paulo and Leticia are in love, she is dating Paulo?s best friend, León. While all three are university students, they can?t escape the violence reigning in Brazil. León is injured while trying to save a child witness to a crime committed by policemen. Helped by Leticia, Paulo, a medicine student, operates on him at home and saves his life.
Although Paulo and Leticia are in love, she is dating Paulo?s best friend, León. While all three are university students, they can?t escape the violence reigning in Brazil. León is injured while trying to save a child witness to a crime committed by policemen. Helped by Leticia, Paulo, a medicine student, operates on him at home and saves his life.
El Rey de San Gregorio / The King of San Gregorio
Alfonso Gazitúa
Chile 
The film is about the life of Pedro Vargas (who plays himself), a 30-year-old with a physical handicap and slight mental disability who lives in the San Gregorio slum. But none of this stops him from playing the hero of this beautiful love story with his ?princess? Cati, sufferer of a severe mental disability. However, Pedro?s mother and Cati?s sister are against the relationsh...
The film is about the life of Pedro Vargas (who plays himself), a 30-year-old with a physical handicap and slight mental disability who lives in the San Gregorio slum. But none of this stops him from playing the hero of this beautiful love story with his ?princess? Cati, sufferer of a severe mental disability. However, Pedro?s mother and Cati?s sister are against the relationship.
El telón de azúcar / The Sugar Curtain
Camila Guzmán Urzúa
France - Cuba 
A personal, autobiographic documentary on the generation of Cubans born and raised in the golden years of the Revolution. An intimate portrait endeavouring to rescue the reality of their childhood, asking what happened to the generation of Cubans who saw their ideals tumble around them as they came of age.
A personal, autobiographic documentary on the generation of Cubans born and raised in the golden years of the Revolution. An intimate portrait endeavouring to rescue the reality of their childhood, asking what happened to the generation of Cubans who saw their ideals tumble around them as they came of age.
El violín / The Violin
Francisco Vargas Quevedo
Mexico 
Ancient violin-player Don Plutarco, his son Genaro and grandson Lucio lead a double life: they are musician-farmers, and part of a guerrilla group planning to overthrow the Government. One afternoon, the army raids the community in search of the ?rebels?. Don Plutarco escapes to the mountains where Genaro and the rebels regroup to organise the counter-attack.
Ancient violin-player Don Plutarco, his son Genaro and grandson Lucio lead a double life: they are musician-farmers, and part of a guerrilla group planning to overthrow the Government. One afternoon, the army raids the community in search of the ?rebels?. Don Plutarco escapes to the mountains where Genaro and the rebels regroup to organise the counter-attack.
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