Machuca

24/10/2005
  |  Book Tickets: 15/03/2013
  |  Buy to Own: 24/10/2005
  |  Watch Now: 26/11/2009
  |  121 min
Rated 15 by the BBFC

Synopsis

Chilean coming-of-age drama, set in 1973 when Pinochet military coup seized power from Allende's democratically elected government. Gonzalo (Matias Quer) is from a wealthy middle-class background, while Pedro (Ariel Mateluna) comes from an illegal shantytown. When a local priest starts admitting children from poor families to Gonzalo's elite private school, they start to learn about each other's backgrounds and become friends. But with the growing violence and disturbance of Chilean politics intruding into their lives, the two boys' friendship is put to the test.

Contains strong language
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