El Bola

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El Bola
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Directed by Achero Mañas
Starring Juan José Ballesta
Pablo Galán
Alberto Jiménez
Ana Wagener
Music by Eduardo Arbide
Distributed by Axiom Films (UK and Ireland)
Release date(s) 20 October 2000  Spain
13 December 2002 NYC,  United States
Running time 88 min
Country  Spain
Language Spanish

El Bola (English: Pellet) is a 2000 Spanish film, directed by Achero Mañas. It won the Goya Award for Best Film at the 15th Goya Awards.[1] It is available in the United States from Filmmovement.

Plot[edit]

Pablo aka "El Bola" (Juan José Ballesta) is a twelve-year-old boy who suffers abuse by his father (Manuel Morón). His violent family situation prevents him from having friends at school until a new kid, Alfredo, arrives at school. The warm, caring atmosphere in Alfredo's family provides a stark contrast to Pablo's oppressive situation under his father. Soon, Pablo finds a different reality in his new friend's family who teaches him to confront with courage his worst fears.

Cast[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ El Bola - Awards from imdb.com

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