Eleven-year-old Obdulio (Mathias Acuña) forgoes school so he can sell newspapers in order to provide for his grandmother and two sisters. But when a magical night watchman (Jorge Esmoris) introduces him to the power of words, an amazed Obdulio vows to learn to read and write. Set in Uruguay's capital, Montevideo, this magical realism drama incorporates the country's vibrant Carnival celebrations and musical traditions.
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- Leonardo Ricagni
NRNot rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Full Screen 1.33:1Subtitles
NoLanguage and sound
Spanish (Neutral): Dolby Digital 2.0 StereoOther features
Color; interactive menus; scene access; "Candombe" featurette.
Common Sense Note
- Age appropriate
- Not an issue
- Depends on your kid and your family
- Not appropriate for kids of the age most likely to want to see it