EL DESERTOR

THE DESERTER

By Raúl CHAMORRO

NATIONAL FILM BOARD OF VENEZUELA (CNAC) - as FIN / PROMO

Drama - Completed 2014

Julian is a peaceful young peasant who lives with his grandmother and is in deep love with Sagrario. He is recruited for military service against his will. He suffers awful abuses and punishments. Julian escapes and becomes uncatchable. He fights for his freedom and love.

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Ventana Sur 2014
Latam
    • Year of production
    • 2014
    • Genres
    • Drama, First film
    • Countries
    • VENEZUELA
    • Languages
    • SPANISH
    • Budget
    • 0.3 - 0.6 M$
    • Duration
    • 95 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Raúl CHAMORRO
    • Writer(s)
    • Raúl CHAMORRO, Noeli VAN DER DYS
    • Producer(s)
    • Amanda QUIJANO (9 y ½ Comunicaciones)
    • Synopsis
    • JULIAN, was abandoned by his mother EVARISTA. He lives with his grandmother JULIANA. He transforms the memory of Evarista in his alter ego, she appears to him in some crucial moments during the story. At 17, Julian is in love with SAGRARIO but is recruited for military service. His immediate superior, Lieutenant MONTILLA rages at him with repeated abuse and punishment, he even tries to seduce Sagrario. Julian escapes from garrison carrying a gun. He hides in the mountains and becomes uncatchable. After a military operation, Lieutenant Montilla finds him but there is a shootout and Julián kills Montilla. Then he decided to surrender. Five years later, Julian has served his sentence and returns to the village to find Sagrario. The couple go to the now abandoned old home, grandmother Juliana had died. Julian and Sagrario are surprised by what they see
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