Mis Hermanos Sueñan Despiertos

74th Locarno FF; Best Film, Best Script & Best Actor at Guadalajara IFF; Best Film & Best Audience Award at Cinélatino 34° Rencontres de Toulouse

Ángel and his younger brother Franco have been incarcerated in a juvenile prison for a year. Despite the difficulties, they have formed a solid group of friends with whom they spend their days sharing dreams of freedom. Everything changes when the arrival of a rebellious young man offers a possible escape: the only door to make those dreams come true. Inspired by many true events.

Mis Hermanos Sueñan Despiertos
English Title
My Brothers Dream Awake
Claudia Huaiquimilla
Drama, Social Issues
85 minutes
Produced by
Lanza Verde in co-production with Inefable
Iván Cáceres, César Herrera, Paulina García (Some Beasts, The Desert Bride, The Summit), Andrew Bargsted (Bad Influence)
World Premiered at 74th Locarno Film Festival 2021 | FilmFest Hamburg | Guadalajara IFF - "Best Film, Best Script & Best Actor" | Valdivia IFF - "Best Film & Best Chilean Photography" | Chicago IFF | Sao Paulo IFF | 35 Cineuropa - "Best Actor Award" | Cali IFF | Miami Film Festival Gems | Dominican Republic Global FF 2022 | Cinélatino, Rencontres de Toulouse - "Grand Prix Coup de Coeur & Prix du Public" | Ojo Loco FF - "Prix du Public & Prix du Jury Etudiant" | Festival Reflets du cinéma Ibérique et Latino-américain - "Prix du Public" | CineLatino-CineEspañol in Tübingen - "Audience Award" | Giffoni FF: “Gryphon Award - Best Film of Generator +16” | Neighboring Scenes at Lincoln Center | Zlin Film Festival: “Audience Award for Best Feature Film in the Children's, Junior and Youth Category” | World Cinema Amsterdam | Brasilia IFF | PANORAMICA in Stockholm | Filmen´On the International Film Festival for Young Audiences in Belgium: “Teen Screen Award” | More than 65 international film festivals

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