108

CUCHILLO DE PALO

By Renate COSTA

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Documentary - Completed 2010

Rodolfo was the only one among my uncles who did not want to be a blacksmith : he wanted to be a dancer. This is the search of the traces of his life and the discovery that in the Paraguay of the 80's, under the Stroessner's dictatorship, he was included in one of the '108 homesexual lists'.

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& Awards

Berlinale - Berlin IFF 2010
Panorama
    • Year of production
    • 2010
    • Genres
    • Documentary, Drama
    • Countries
    • SPAIN
    • Languages
    • SPANISH
    • Duration
    • 95 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Renate COSTA
    • Synopsis
    • Rodolfo Costa was the only one among my uncles who didn't want to be a blacksmith like my grandfather: He wanted to be a dancer. This is the search of the traces of his life and the discovery that in the Paraguay of the 80's, under the Stroessner's dictatorship, he was included in one of the '108 homosexual lists', arrested and tortured.
      Rodolfo's story reveals a part of the hidden and silenced history of my country. In "108" two generations get confronted to understand the place each one of us occupies in the world.
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