Porfirio

Unclassified 18+
Alejandro Landes, 101 mins, Colombia/Spain/Uruguay/Argentina/France, DVCAM, Spanish with English Subtitles. Source: Franja Nomo co-produced with Carmelita films, Campocine, Control Z Films, Atopic.

Porfirio
Porfirio

Blurring the lines between documentary and fiction filmmaking, Porfirio tells the true story of Porfirio Aldana, (played by himself) a man left paralysed and wheelchair-bound after a terrorist attack in Colombia.

After receiving no compensation or government support, he decides to take matters into his own hands. A failed attempt to hijack a plane sees him imprisoned in his home, where he must overcome his physical limitations to expand his mind and soul.

Grand Jury Prix - Amsterdam 2011
Prix du jury & prix D´interprétation masculine - Biarritz 2011
Best Director - Cuenca 2011
Dates   Tue 2 Oct 2012, 7.30pm
    No Longer Available
 
 
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