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Maroa (2005)

Not Rated | | Music, Romance | 26 June 2008 (Germany)
An 11 year old petty criminal gets the chance to play in a youth orchestra.
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Cast

Credited cast:
Tristán Ulloa ... Joaquín
Yorlis Domínguez Yorlis Domínguez ... Maroa
Elba Escobar ... Brígida
Luke Grande Luke Grande ... Ezequiel
Enghel Alejo Enghel Alejo ... Carlos
Victor Cuno Victor Cuno ... Cabezas
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Carmen Borregales Carmen Borregales ... Maroa 18 anos
Jeifre Buenaver Jeifre Buenaver ... Pantera
Carelis Colina Carelis Colina ... Amiga Mileidi 1
Víctor Cuica Víctor Cuica ... Cabeza de Periodico
Carlos Alexis Escalona Carlos Alexis Escalona ... Wilmer
Martha Estrada Martha Estrada ... Maestra
Johnny Ficarella Johnny Ficarella ... Reportero
Josue Gil Josue Gil ... Alberto
Ileana Gomez Ileana Gomez ... Carolina
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An 11 year old petty criminal gets the chance to play in a youth orchestra.

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Genres:

Music | Romance

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Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Country:

Spain | Venezuela

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

26 June 2008 (Germany) See more »

Filming Locations:

Caracas, Venezuela See more »

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Alta Films See more »
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Color
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Official submission of Venezuela for the 'Best Foreign Language Film' category of the 79th Academy Awards in 2007. See more »

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A soul touching movie
10 January 2007 | by javier-lopez-jSee all my reviews

Is the story of Maroa, a "getto" child (if the word is appropriate on Venezuela)who use to steal radio cars, money on crowded subway, maybe "move" some drug, and found her way out by learning to play music when she was arrested and kept on a reformatory where this music teacher took her by his wing and give her something to hope about. I liked this film because the characters are so well performed, is a film you can see without any expectations, because there are no movie-stars, so anything can happen, but most because it's very touching. Maybe the only downs are that there is lot of slang, so you may have some trouble following literally some parliaments, but it's a movie to follow with the heart, so this is just a minimum minor.


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