Conducta - Behavior

Ernesto DaranasCuba – 2014 – More information on this movie

Original version spanish/german/french

CHF 21.00 / EUR 19.00

Eleven-year-old Chala lives with his addict mother Sonia. In order to provide for the two of them, he raises carrier pigeons and trains fighting dogs with a man who may or may not be his biological father. School provides a stabilizing force in Chala's life, thanks to his close relationship with his spirited sixty-something teacher, Carmela. When the boy is sent off to live in a «re-education facility» and Carmela mounts a campaign to have him released, she becomes the target of a witch hunt spearheaded by a school board administrator who regards Carmela's permissive beliefs as incongruent with the new Cuba. But the idealistic, strong-willed woman remains defiant and manages to recruit allies from amongst her fellow teachers, leading to a conflict in which one boy's future reflects the systemic dynamics of contemporary Cuba.

trigon-film dvd-edition 301
Language OV spanish Subtitles deutsch, français
Length 108 min. Screen 1:2.39 - 16/9 LB, PAL, color Sound DD 5.1 & 2.0 FSK 12 Region code All regions
Bonus Booklet | Trailer

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