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LA LEÓN

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Directed by Santiago Otheguy
Argentina, France, 2007
Drama, LGBTQ+

Synopsis

El Turu is captain of a ferry that links isolated communities of reed cutters. One of the workers, Álvaro, is a quiet gay man whose sexuality and love of books makes him an outsider. The brutish captain is set on harassing Álvaro, but El Turu’s scorn masks an inner turmoil.

Synopsis

El Turu is captain of a ferry that links isolated communities of reed cutters. One of the workers, Álvaro, is a quiet gay man whose sexuality and love of books makes him an outsider. The brutish captain is set on harassing Álvaro, but El Turu’s scorn masks an inner turmoil.

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La leónDirected bySantiago Otheguy

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Awards & Festivals

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Berlin International Film Festival
2007 | Special Mention: Teddy Award
Buenos Aires International Festival of Independent Cinema
2007 | Special Mention: Argentine Competition

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