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  • Marco Polo

Marco Polo

2023 / Spain / 92 Minutes / Pablo Riesgo Almonacid

Film Synopsis

Marco is struggling with substance abuse as he uses drugs to escape from his problems. His brother, Ángel, tries to help him by showing him a simpler way of life that doesn’t involve drugs. But after Angel is killed in a hit and run accident, Marco is left alone dealing with his grief and addiction while blaming himself for the death.

Devastated by the loss of his brother, Marco decides to open up to his friends and family, and work through his grief. The family comes together to heal and focus on closing the gap left by Ángel’s death. Marco realizes that he needs to let go of his childhood and start taking responsibility for his actions. This summer becomes a turning point for Marco as he faces his addiction and his brother’s death, determined to move forward in a positive direction.