Fiche Film
Cinéma/TV
LONG Métrage | 2005
Adios Momo
Leonardo Ricagni
Titre anglais : Good-bye Momo
Pays concerné : Uruguay
Réalisateur(s) : Leonardo Ricagni
Durée : 100
Genre : drame
Type : fiction

Français

Obdulio is an 11-year-old Afro-Uruguayan street boy who lives with his grandmother and sells newspapers for a living while he cannot read or write. Obdulio is not interested in going to school until he finds out that the night watchman of the newspaper’s office is a charismatic magical « Maestro » who not only introduces him to the world of literacy but also teaches him the real meaning of life through the lyrics of the « Murgas » (Carnival Pierrots) during the mythical nights of the irreverent and provocative Uruguayan carnival.

To be ordered from ArtMattan Productions (www.africanfilm.com)
Director: Leonardo Ricagni
Language: Spanish with English subtitles

English

To be ordered from ArtMattan Productions (www.africanfilm.com)
Director: Leonardo Ricagni
Language: Spanish with English subtitles

Obdulio is an 11-year-old Afro-Uruguayan street boy who lives with his grandmother and sells newspapers for a living while he cannot read or write. Obdulio is not interested in going to school until he finds out that the night watchman of the newspaper’s office is a charismatic magical « Maestro » who not only introduces him to the world of literacy but also teaches him the real meaning of life through the lyrics of the « Murgas » (Carnival Pierrots) during the mythical nights of the irreverent and provocative Uruguayan carnival.


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