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
My Brothers Dream Awake
Drama, Social Issues
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