Hermano, it’s a Venezuelan film (2010)
Directed by Marcel Rasquin, produced by Enrique Aguilar, and presented by A&B.
It was awardwinner as “Best Film” on the 32th Moscow Cinema Festival and it was proposed to compete for the Oscar’s “Best Foreign Film” although it wasn’t succeed.
In a country were the most important sport is baseball, to brothers (Daniel and Julio) fight to go ahead through their favorite sport, soccer, while living day by day among violence and poverty in a really dangerous neighborhood in Caracas. Daniel (Fernando Moreno) is an exceptional forward, a master with the ball. Julio (Eliú Armas) is the old brother; he is the captain of his team, born leader. They are foster brother. Daniel wants a lot play on a professional level while Julio supports his family with dirty money: he doesn’t have time to dream. The opportunity of their lives comes when a talent scout invite them to do some test with the famous team in the city: Caracas Futbol Club
Con gran crueldad se muestra después de la guerra. Es una película dura, pero bien dirigido. También muestra el importante papel de las familias en la formación de las personas, y las tensiones y la estructura sólida que puede apoyar a sus miembros.