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89 Ratings

El Bola

Directed by Achero Mañas
Spain, 2000


El Bola, a 12 year old boy a.k.a. “Pellet” is a 12 year old boy raised in a violent and sordid environment. Embarrassed by his family life, he avoids becoming close to classmates.

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El Bola Directed by Achero Mañas

Awards & Festivals

San Sebastián International Film Festival

2000 | 2 wins including: OCIC Award

European Film Awards

2001 | Winner: European Discovery of the Year

2001 | Nominee: European Screenwriter

Goya Awards

2001 | 4 wins including: Best Film

2001 | Nominee: Best Sound

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