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Somewhere in Latin America a family of musicians and modest farmers join a fearless guerilla movement attempting to overthrow the brutal and sadistic government. When the military seizes their village, they flee to the sierra hills, forced to leave behind their stock of ammunition. While the guerillas organize a counter-attack, old Plutarco plays up his appearance as a harmless violin player in order to get into the village and recover the ammunition hidden in his corn fields. His violin playing charms the army captain, who orders Plutarco to come back daily. With tension escalating sky-high, guns and music take on a near holy significance with hundreds of lives hanging in the balance. Spanish with English subtitles. Winner – Un Certain Regard, Best Actor – Cannes FF. Winner – San Sebastian, Miami and San Francisco FFs.


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Publisher: Film Movement
Edition: Subtitled in English

Streaming video

  • Release date: February 12, 2010
  • Duration: 01:38:38

  • Public Performance: Not permitted

  • Formats

    Streaming video

    subjects

    Foreign Film Drama

    Languages

    Spanish; Castilian

    Somewhere in Latin America a family of musicians and modest farmers join a fearless guerilla movement attempting to overthrow the brutal and sadistic government. When the military seizes their village, they flee to the sierra hills, forced to leave behind their stock of ammunition. While the guerillas organize a counter-attack, old Plutarco plays up his appearance as a harmless violin player in order to get into the village and recover the ammunition hidden in his corn fields. His violin playing charms the army captain, who orders Plutarco to come back daily. With tension escalating sky-high, guns and music take on a near holy significance with hundreds of lives hanging in the balance. Spanish with English subtitles. Winner – Un Certain Regard, Best Actor – Cannes FF. Winner – San Sebastian, Miami and San Francisco FFs.


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