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THE DEVIL´S ELBOW

General Info

1X75´HD
History – Politics – Docu Drama
Directors: Ernesto y Antonio Jara Vargas
Production: La Pecera (CR) y Ceibita Films (GUA)
Year of production: 2014
Country: Costa Rica – Guatemala

Broadcasted by: Canal 13 (Costa Rica)
Movie Theaters: Cinepolis (Costa Rica), Cine Magaly (Costa Rica)

Awards:
Festival Internacional de Cine Costa Rica Paz con la Tierra, Costa Rica, 2014, Award of the Public
Festival Internacional de Cine en Centroamérica Ícaro, Guatemala, 2014, Best Central Americana Documentary.

Other Festivals:

2015:
Dominican Republic and the Caribbena International Documentary Film Festival, Les Rencontres du Cinéma Latinoaméricain in France, Barranquilla International Film Festival FICBAQ, Chicago Latino Film Festival and International Political Film Festival in Argentina.


Synopsis

Puerto Limon, Costa Rica, 1948. Four days before Christmas, Setico a 12-year-old boy must take a train in search of his father. A trip that will reveal the forgotten memories of this banana enclave and the murder of six political prisoners in a place known as the Devil’s Elbow.