Synopsis by Dan Pavlides
This 1964 drama directed by Leonardo Favio was shown at the Latino Film Festival on August 13th, 1987 in New York. Polin (Diego Puente) is an impoverished street urchin in a child rehabilitation center. He escapes in to the squalid slums of Buenos Aires. Even in the deplorable living conditions, Polin finds temporary freedom and happiness away from the grim institution. Director Favio co-stars with Beto Gianola and Maria Vaner.
against-all-odds, captive, captor, escape, freedom, poverty, runaway [from home], slums