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San Pablo

2002 / Colombia / 108 Minutes / Matthew Baquero

Film Synopsis

San Pablo tells the story of a young man named Julián who lives in a rough neighborhood of Cartago, Colombia. Frustrated with the monotony of his life, he aspires to something greater. While working his dead-end job at a café, Julián watches a video of his favorite chef, and has an epiphany about opening up a restaurant in Paris. In order to make his dream a reality he asks his best friend for a job as a debt collector so he can save money to move to France. The film follows him and the obstacles of living in his environment he faces as he tries to make his dreams come true.