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Nicaragua

Alsino y el Condor (1983)

Brief Description
  • Alsino, a boy of 10 or 12, lives with his grandmother in a remote area of Nicaragua. He's engulfed in the war between rebels and government troops when a US advisor orders the army to open a staging area by the boy's hamlet. Alsino tries to be a child, climbing trees with a girl, looking through his grandfather's trunk of mementos and trying to fly; he goes to town to sell a saddle, has his first drink and is taken to a brothel. But the war surrounds him. The US advisor takes Alsino on a chopper
Film Details
  • Country Nicaragua | North America
  • Director Miguel Littin
  • Language Spanish
  • Genre Drama, War
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Reviewer Info
  • Selection By Ryan Swain | Updated April 07, 2014 @ 09:56pm