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Bamboleho

Spain, 2001 (MIFF 2002, Fiction)

Director: Luis Prieto

As a child Migue ran away from a family home ravaged by poverty. As a teenager he finds a new home and family; living on the rooftops of Barcelona with his girlfriend Mara and an illegal immigrant Ahmed. Petty theft and pickpocketing sustain their existence, until Migue steals from the wrong man. Screeened in Venice, Clermont-Ferrand.

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