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A graphic portrayal of child abuse. 12-year-old Pablo (Ballesta) is nicknamed "Bola" or "Pellet" because he carries a small wooden ball as a good luck charm. Which he needs since his embittered father Mariano (Maron) regularly beats him. Pablo is quick to make friends with new kid in school, Alfredo (Galan), who eventually tells his own father, Jose (Gimenez), about the bruises he's seen on Pablo's body. Jose wants to get involved but it's not as simple as it seems. Spanish with subtitles.

Film Movement, 375 W. Broadway, 2nd Fl., New York, NY 10012, Toll-free: 800-YES-FILM, Email: info@filmmovement.com

Available on Running time 88 minutes. Originally from Spanish.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Child Abuse, Bad Dads, Childhood Buddies, Family Ties
Screenplay
Achero Manas
Cast
Juan Jose Ballesta, Pablo Galan, Alberto Gimenez, Manuel Maron, Nieve De Medina, Ana Wagener, Gloria Munoz
Cinematography
Juan Carlos Gomez
Director
Achero Manas
Music
Eduardo Arbide

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