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7 Boxes  / 7 cajas


Showtimes

Thursday, October 2, 7:00 p.m.
Floyd Theater, Student Activity Center, Belknap Campus, University of Louisville
Introduction: Prof. Clara Sullivan, Classical & Modern Languages

Sunday, October 5, 5:30 p.m.
Elaine Chao Auditorium, Ekstrom Library, Belknap Campus, University of Louisville
Introduction: Prof. Daniel Runnels, Classical & Modern Languages

 

Director(s): Juan Carlos Maneglia & Tana Schémbori
Country(s): Paraguay
Year: 2014
language: Spanish, Guaraní and Korean with English subtitles
Genre: Action
Type: Full length feature film
Length: 105 minutes.
Format: Digital
Rating*: NR L, V 

 



Pragda Film's official web site:  http://www.pragda.com/spanishfilmclub/films/7-boxes

*Rating System:  Latin American films use a different rating systme. However, we have used the following rating system to evaluafte these films.
V includes violence | L includes strong language | N includes nudity | S includes sex


Film's official web site:  http://7cajas.com/

Find the film in:  Facebook

Storyline

It's Friday night in Asunción, Paraguay, and the temperature is sweltering. Víctor, a 17-year-old wheelbarrow delivery boy, dreams of fame and owning a fancy TV set from the infamous Mercado 4. He's offered a chance to deliver seven boxes with unknown contents in exchange for a quick one hundred US dollars. But what sounds like an easy job soon becomes complicated. Something in the boxes is highly coveted and V?ctor and his pursuers quickly find themselves caught up in a crime they know nothing about.
Reminiscent of Slumdog Millionare, 7 Boxes was declared a film of cultural interest by the National Secretary of Culture of Paraguay. (from Pragda Spanish Club site).

Sinopsis

Es viernes de noche en Asunción y hace mucho calor. Víctor de 17 años que se gana la vida entregando pedidos en una carretilla sueña de tener una televisión del famoso Mercado 4. Se le ofrece la oportunidad de entregar 7 cajas con un contenido desconocido a cambio de recibir cien dólares. Pero lo que parece un trabajo fácil rápidamente se convierte en un trabajo complicado. Las cajas tienen un contenido codiciado y Víctor y sus perseguidores pronto se ven atrapados en un crimen del que no saben nada.
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