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2011 — 47th Chicago Film Festival

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Venezuela

Kid who Lies, The Kid who Lies, The

In this touching mix of road movie and coming-of-age story, a 13-year-old boy takes to the roads of Venezuela alone in search of the mother he never knew. As he makes his way amid the wreckage left behind by mudslides that hit a coastal town 10 years ago, the boy shares stories of the tragedy with the people he meets, as he tries to come to terms with what happened to his family.

Spanish with subtitles, 100 min