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Costa Rica, Cuba and France Cuba. August 1994. Carlos’s (13) world is collapsing: his small coast town turns into chaos, friends are leaving, his grandmother dies; he explores sexuality. He expected a normal summer, but now his emotions are upside down as he fights to survive his uncertain future when government policies change and thousands of Cubans throw themselves into the sea hoping to escape.  

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Available territories:

Africa, Oceania  

Festivals and awards:

  • Toronto International Film Festival 2019 (World Premiere)
  • San Sebastian IFF 2019
  • Mill Valley IFF 2019
  • Schlingel IFF for Children and Young Audience 2019
  • Chicago FF 2019
  • St. Louis IFF 2019
  • Films from the South, Oslo FF 2019
  • Festival Pantalla Latina (CH) 2019
  • Cairo IFF 2019
  • Tallinn Black Nights FF 2019
  • Festival Internacional del Nuevo Cine Latinoamericano (Havana IFF) 2019
  • Kerala IFF 2019
  • Göteborg FF 2020
  • Festival de Cine Global Dominicano 2020
  • FICCI Cartagena 2020
  • Belmont Film World 2020
  • Cleveland IFF 2020
  • Guadalajara IFF 2020
  • Costa Rica IFF 2020
  • Panama IFF 2020
  • Burgas IFF 2020
  • Filmfestival CineLatino-CineEspañol Tübingen 2020
  • Filmfestival CineLatino-CineEspañol Freiburg 2020
  • Cinema in Sneakers FF for Children & Youth 2020
  • Festival de Lima 2020
  • Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival 2020
  • Rialto Cinema (Go! Cuba special event) 2020
  • Athens IFF 2020
  • AFI Latin American FF, Washington DC 2020
  • RiverRun IFF 2020
  • Charlotte FF 2020
  • Athens IFF 2020
  • Seattle Latino FF 2020 (Best Movie Award)
  • Festival Cuba in Film 2020
  • Kino im Künstlerhaus 2020
  • Kino Achteinhalb in Saarbrücken 2020
  • Indie Festival (BR) 2020
  • Filmar en América Latina 2020
  • Latin American FF São Paulo 2020
  • 100% Human FF (ID) 2020
  • Latin American Film Festival (PT) 2020
  • San Francisco Latino FF 2020
  • Kino Latino Köln 2021
  • Minnesota Cuban FF 2021
  • Belmont Film World 2021
  • La Habana Film Festival (Debut Coral)

Costa Rica and Spain

The inspiring journey of a boy from rural Costa Rica who must face life-changing obstacles to follow his dream of becoming a soccer player. The story, based on the life of Real Madrid’s goalkeeper Keylor Navas, follows his search for strength, spirituality and his resilience to get ahead in the competitive world of International elite soccer from his home country to one of the top teams in the world – an epic journey marked by persistence and faith.

Available territories:

Worldwide

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