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25 Watts (2001)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama | 1 June 2001 (Uruguay)
24 hours in the life of three street youths in Montevideo.
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Daniel Hendler ... Leche
Jorge Temponi Jorge Temponi ... Javi
Alfonso Tort Alfonso Tort ... Seba
Valentín Rivero Valentín Rivero ... Hernán, a blond friend
Walter Reyno Walter Reyno ... Don Héctor, Javi's boss
Damián Barrera Damián Barrera ... Joselo, Héctor's son
César Herrera César Herrera ... Neighbor in elevator
Judith Anaya Judith Anaya ... Leche's grandmother
Federico Veiroj Federico Veiroj ... Gerardito
Valeria Mendieta Valeria Mendieta ... María
Silvio Sielsky Silvio Sielsky ... Pitufo, the Guinness records freak
Claudia Martínez Claudia Martínez ... Kiwi, young man with ball
Teresita González Teresita González ... Neighbor with chair
Roberto Suárez Roberto Suárez ... Gepetto, the pizza man
Gonzalo Eyherabide Gonzalo Eyherabide ... Sandía, the video club owner
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Storyline

The story is about three young boys, Leche, Javi and Seba, of Montevideo trying to survive to the Sunday. They have lots of problems involving studies, girls, and the only thing that they do is drink, sleep or find strange people like a crazy delivery boy, a retarded, a drug addict and a philosophical video renter. Written by Juan Belo <belocine@yahoo.com>

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Un barrio. Tres pibes. Veinticuatro horas.

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Comedy | Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Official Sites:

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Country:

Uruguay

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

1 June 2001 (Uruguay) See more »

Also Known As:

25 vátios See more »

Filming Locations:

Uruguay

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Budget:

$200,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital
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Many of the cast and the crew work in this movie for free. See more »

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References CHiPs (1977) See more »

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A contemporary film reference
23 July 2006 | by enbalzamadaSee all my reviews

I'm from Ecuador, Quito. This movie is just one of the best movies ever made in Latin America and for sure in the world. This is not a problem about "what is more intellectual or what is more Hollywood style" this movie is simply a tribute of creativity and cinematography. The camera work, the acting way, all the aesthetic decisions are coherent with the script and with our social reality. In my point of view, this is a non common way to say very political things and find a very personal route in movie language.

I'm sure this movie is NOW a reference for young filmmakers and for all artists in the ambient.


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