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25 Watts (2001)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama | 1 June 2001 (Uruguay)
24 hours in the life of three street youths in Montevideo.
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Daniel Hendler ... Leche
Jorge Temponi Jorge Temponi ... Javi
Alfonso Tort Alfonso Tort ... Seba
Valentín Rivero Valentín Rivero ... Hernán, a blond friend
Walter Reyno Walter Reyno ... Don Héctor, Javi's boss
Damián Barrera Damián Barrera ... Joselo, Héctor's son
César Herrera César Herrera ... Neighbor in elevator
Judith Anaya Judith Anaya ... Leche's grandmother
Federico Veiroj Federico Veiroj ... Gerardito
Valeria Mendieta Valeria Mendieta ... María
Silvio Sielsky Silvio Sielsky ... Pitufo, the Guinness records freak
Claudia Martínez Claudia Martínez ... Kiwi, young man with ball
Teresita González Teresita González ... Neighbor with chair
Roberto Suárez Roberto Suárez ... Gepetto, the pizza man
Gonzalo Eyherabide Gonzalo Eyherabide ... Sandía, the video club owner
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Storyline

The story is about three young boys, Leche, Javi and Seba, of Montevideo trying to survive to the Sunday. They have lots of problems involving studies, girls, and the only thing that they do is drink, sleep or find strange people like a crazy delivery boy, a retarded, a drug addict and a philosophical video renter. Written by Juan Belo <belocine@yahoo.com>

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Un barrio. Tres pibes. Veinticuatro horas.

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Comedy | Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Official Sites:

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Country:

Uruguay

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

1 June 2001 (Uruguay) See more »

Also Known As:

25 vátios See more »

Filming Locations:

Uruguay

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Budget:

$200,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital
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Many of the cast and the crew work in this movie for free. See more »

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References CHiPs (1977) See more »

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Interesting and extremely funny.
6 January 2004 | by RagingR2See all my reviews

This film depicts an average day in the life of three young men in Montevideo (Uruguay) in a very funny way.

The adventures of these guys are bound to entertain you even though, or more likely because they are adventures on a tragically small scale. Even when our heroes are bored a few laughs are just around the corner. The array of sympathetic, hilarious and strange characters that crosses the screen is so colorful I almost forgot that I was watching a film in black and white.

And besides that, the realism that comes to your screen is a refreshment in the Hollywood-dominated world of film.


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