Porfirio

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Confined to a universe that stretches only from bed to wheelchair, Porfirio – a man in diapers who sells call time on his cell phone in a faraway city on the outskirts of the Colombian Amazon – dreams that he can fly.

  • Director

    Alejandro Landes

  • Version

    Colombian (OV)
    with English, French subtitles

  • Produced by

    Francisco Aljure, Alejandro Landes

  • Cast

    Porfirio Ramirez Aldana, Jarlinsson Ramirez Reinoso, Yor Jasbleidy Santos Torres

  • Genre

    Drama

  • Running Time

    106 min.

  • Release

    July 13, 0016

  • Festivals

    Quinzaine des Réalisateurs 2011 | 36th Edition of the Age d’Or (Cinédécouvertes Competition) | Amsterdam World Cinema Fest | Toronto FF | San Sebastian FF | Festival Biarritz Amérique Latine | Busan FF | Rio de Janeiro FF | Warsaw FF | Thessaloniki FF | Stockholm FF Cuenca FF Ecuador | Goa FF | Cartagena FF 2012 | Festivalissimo Montréal | Miami FF, New Directors/New Films | CPH Pix Denmark | Chicago Latino FF | Monterrey FF | Transilvania FF | Taipei FF | 2morrow Moskau | Chennai FF 2012 | Guanajuato Int’l FF

  • Awards

    Cinédécouvertes Distr. Prize 2011 (Bruxelles), World Cinema Amsterdam Jury Award, Festival Biarritz Amérique Latine: Premio del Jurado a Mejor Pelicula y Premio al Mejor Actor, Thessaloniki FF: Special Jury Award for Originality and Innovation - Bronze Alexander, Cuenca FF Ecuador: Best Director, Goa FF: Golden Peacock for Best Film, Cartagena FF 2012: Best Iberoamerican Director, Best Colombian Film, Best Colombian Director, Festivalissimo Montréal: Best Picture

  • Year

    2011

  • Status

    completed

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