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Chasing Fireflies

  • Colombia / 2013 / 100min / DCP / Colour
  • Original Title : Cazando Luciernagas
  • Language : Spanish
  • Genre : Drama
  • Director : Roberto Flores Prieto
  • Screenwriter : Carlos Franco, Roberto Flores Prieto
  • Cinematographer : Eduardo Ramirez Gonzalez
  • Editor : Andres Rojas
  • Cast : Valentina Abril, Marlon Moreno

Synopsis

Manrique is in charge of guarding what is left of an abandoned salt mine in a desolate spot of the Colombian Caribbean. In this job he has found the excuse to isolate himself from the world he does not care about. However, the extraordinary appearance of a pedigree dog who likes chasing fireflies in the darkness and the unexpected arrival of Valeria, the thirteen-year-old daughter he did not know existed, help Manrique recover the joy of living.

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