Golpe de Estadio (1999)

Genres - Comedy Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Farce, Political Satire  |   Run Time - 105 min.  |   Countries - Colombia , Spain , Italy   |   MPAA Rating - NR
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A nation teeters on the brink of civil war as most of its citizens are mesmerized by a championship soccer match in this comic thriller. The Colombian military, under the command of Sgt. Garcia (Cesar Mora), are guarding a oil tower, owned by an American refinery, from attack by insurgent guerilla forces (led by Emma Suarez and Nicolas Montero) as Garcia tries to negotiate a settlement. Meanwhile, most Colombians are busy watching the national team take on Paraguay in the 1994 World Cup qualifiers. As Colombia's team scores a goal, a helicopter pilot gets so excited that he loses control of his vehicle and crashes into the tower, and suddenly all hell breaks loose.