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Contracorriente (Undertow) is the first full-feature film to be directed by Javier Fuentes-León of Peru. It was nominated for the Grand Jury Prize in the Dramatic category at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival, won the World Cinema Audience Award and also won the Sebastiane Award at the San Sebastián International Film Festival in Spain. (The …

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Ratas Ratones Rateros (Rodents) is an emotionally charged movie about economically desperate people in Quito, Ecuador directed by Ecuadorian director Sebastián Cordero. Ratas Ratones Rateros is Cordero’s first film. It  was presented at the Venice Film Festival and has also been shown at festivals in Toronto, San Sabastián and Buenos Aires. It was nominated as …

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