La playa DC

Synopsis: Tomas, an Afro-Colombian teenager who fled the country's Pacific coast pushed out by the war, faces the difficulties of growing up in a city if exclusion and racism. When Jairo, his younger brother and closest friend disappears, Tomas plunges in the streets of the city. His search becomes an initiatory journey that compels him to face his past and to leave aside the influence of his is brothers in order to find his own identity. Through this journey, Tomas reveals a unique perspective of a vibrant and unstable city that, like Tomas, stands on the threshold between what once was and what might be.
Genre: Drama
Production: ArtMattan Productions
  3 wins & 4 nominations.
90 min


there's a job as a security guard.

think l wanna be an ass-kissing

security guard like Roel?

Chacos back.

He got deported.

they deported Chaco?

Where is he?

Down in town.

He hasn't come up yet.

Where have you been, Jairo?

We haven't seen you in a while.

Say something!

Go wash your hands.

Don't touch the baby

with dirty hands.

Tomas, Jairo can't stay here.

Why's that?

After 2 months on the streets,

look at him. You cant kick him out.

Wheres my baby?

What's this drug addict doing here?

Why do you treat my brother like that?

Why do you stick up for him?

Want to end up on the streets too?

it beats being

a lousy security guard like you

there's the door...

Get Out!

this isn't your house.

You cant kick me out.

the person in charge here is Mom.

Go on, tell him what we decided.

Go ahead, tell me!

Tomas. don't go.

Look at what I found.

Remember that day

we went fishing on the beach?

the day we had those big sticks

we used as poles?

the day l caught that cachamoa fish.

and we took right home

and fried it up?

We got home

and you ate it all yourself.

You left me nothing but the head.

You left me nothing but the head.

l found this talisman

where l get my drugs.

But it didn't bring me any luck.

Why's that?

the dealers at La Olla

gave me some stuff to sell.

and l smoked it myseIf.

You smoked it all?

How much do you owe them?

100.000 pesos.

100.000 pesos?

Where are we gonna get

all that money?

Relax, they're gonna kill me


l just came to say goodbye.

Say goodbye?

You go missing for 2-3 months

and you come back to tell me that?

the haircuts

were in the shape of a map.

You had to take care of it.

it showed the men

how they could find their way back.

How to avoid any dangers.

lt showed them the way.

so the men could find their way back.

sir, your lD. please!

Lets see what you have in your bag.

Headquarters? An lD check. please.


We've been waiting for you.

take a look. perfect.

it's gonna be all the rage.

Nice job, eh?

And cheap.


Here's your $10.000.

What do you mean 10.000 pesos?

We said $10.000.

it's 10000 per hubcap.

We said $10.000 total.

You misunderstood.

It's 10,000 each.

You said $10,000.

Do you think I'm going to accept?

My works worth more.

Show some respect!

It's 40.000, understand?

Dont be that way!

theres no doing business

with you people.

thats the price!

Give me my haIf.

Heres $10.000.

- No, we said 50/50

- Just take the 10k

No, we said wed split 50/50

You've got talent or you don't.

l landed the job.

Caballo , thats not enough.

You know we split it 50/50

- take it or leave it?

- l want 20K.

l did the car.

whats the problem?

this gig was both of ours.

take it!

Do nt throw that money at me!

Excuse me.

Have you seen Chaco?

You know this guy?

Have you seen Chaco?

Why do you need Chaco?

Hes my brother.


Of course he's Chacos brother.

Looks at him.

He looks just like him.

He doesn't dress anything like that.

Chacos got style!

Chaco is one of a kind.

Chaco has a brother

who s been lost.

- Our Chaco?

- Yeah, our Chaco.

So have you guys seen him around?

Go check down on 6th Street.

6th Street?

take a right at the corner.

Be careful out there.

the man is trouble!

Be careful out there.

the man is trouble!

Do you think he's really

Chacos brother?

Chacos go t more class.

thats what I'm saying.

Come on, lets go.

Little brother!


What's up, Tomas?

When did you get back?

About 3 days ago, bro.

Loo k at you!

l was up north.

You've changed a lo t to o.

Lets take a walk.

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