30.09. - 09.10.2021

La Playa D.C. Colombia, France, Brazil 2012 | 90 min | OV | Colour | FF 2012

Juan Andrés Arango

Juan Andrés Arango studied film in Bogotá and Barcelona. He started out making documentaries and shorts. La Playa D.C. is his first full-length film.

rated for 0 + years
Tomas, an Afro-Colombian teenager who fled the country´s Pacific coast pushed out by the war, faces the difficulties of growing up in Bogotà, a city of exclusion and racism. When Jairo, his younger brother disappears, Tomas plunges in the streets of the city searching for Jairo. This initiatory journey compels him to face his past and to leave aside the influence of his brothers in order to find his own identity. 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.

Original title: La Playa D.C.
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: Spanish
Language and subtitles: OV
Director: Juan Andrés Arango
Screenplay: Juan Andrés Arango
Cast: Luis Carlos Guevara, Andrés Murillo, James Solis
Producer: Diana Bustamante Escobar, Jorge Andrés Botero
Director of Photography: Nicolás Canniccioni
Music: Erick Bongcam, Jacobo Vélez, Ivan Benavides, Flaco Flow y Melanina, Choquibtown, Jiggy Drama
Production Design: Angelica Perea
Editor: Felipe Guerrero
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor:
Format: 35 mm
German Distributor:
World Sales: Doc & Film International
Production: Septima Films; Burning Blue; Ciné-Sud Promotion


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