THE KING OF NAJAYO

EL REY DE NAJAYO

By Fernando BAEZ MELLA

MOVIE AVENUE INTERNATIONAL - as DISTR TV, VOD, Theatrical, DVD-video, USA / PROD

Crime - Completed 2013

The King of Najayo is a fictional depiction of events in the life of Florian Feliz, the first notorious Dominican Republic drug lord who, despite recurrent confinements in the maximum security prison of Najayo, managed to keep the region on edge for over 13 years from 1992 to 2006.

    • Year of production
    • 2013
    • Genres
    • Crime, Biography, Action/Adventure
    • Countries
    • DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
    • Languages
    • SPANISH
    • Budget
    • 1 - 3 M$
    • Duration
    • 101 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Fernando BAEZ MELLA
    • Writer(s)
    • Fernando BAEZ MELLA, Franklin SOTO, Sergio CARLO
    • Producer(s)
    • Agustin FERNANDEZ III (Entrepreneur Films), David COLLADO
    • Synopsis
    • At the tender age of 12, Julian Lopez witnessed the murder of his father by orders of a commander in the port authority of Barahona. His father and godfather, two humble fishermen, found two packs of drug contraband floating off shore but contrary to his godfather’s will, Julian’s father made a good faith attempt to hand-over one of the packages to law enforcement. Left traumatized by the experience, Julian grew up bitter, thirst of ambition and revenge from those he believed responsible for his father's assassination. He learned how to play the game of corruption, manipulation and money laundering to traffic by land, air, sea becoming the most intimidating crime boss the Dominican Republic history ever knew. But despite the power and access to everything, he met a very special young woman named Laura, who experienced similar traumatic events as a child. In contrast to Julian, she pursued a life of love and charity. Laura was Julian’s true positive challenge and confidant who begged him to exit from crime. Despite of, Julian felt he was late for a change and went after the ultimate target, his godfather’s son and childhood buddy, Tito, and to eliminating the new government leaders cracking on his empire.
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