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227 Ratings

25 Watts

Uruguay, 2001
Comedy, Drama


Montevideo, Saturday, 7 in the morning. El Leche, Javi, and Seba have not gone to sleep yet. Tired and bored, they sit in the usual wall fence to have a beer. On a lazy summer Saturday the three boys each with their own worries—studies, work, and, of course, love.

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25 Watts Directed by Juan Pablo Rebella, Pablo Stoll Ward

Awards & Festivals

International Film Festival Rotterdam

2001 | Winner: Tiger Award

Buenos Aires Festival Internacional de Cine Independiente

2001 | 2 wins including: Best Actor (International Competition)

Havana Film Festival

2001 | Winner: Best First Work

Critics reviews

A very charming and funny derivation of the Jarmusch manner from Uruguay (2001), written and directed by Juan Pablo Rebella (who took his own life in 2006) and Pablo Stoll.
January 01, 2007
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As opposed to North Americans, who might rip off Smith, Linklater, Jarmusch, et. al., for some kind of postmodern irony, Rebella and Stoll do it with feeling, and possess a greater commitment to realism than any of their idols… as a critic who has never been to Montevideo, but who does remember what it’s like to be aimless, Rebella and Stoll have given me a real sense of what ‘they’ think it’s like to live in their hometown. Even if, in this case, it might mean there’s one less country for me to visit.
February 06, 2001
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