Largo Viaje (1968)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Childhood Drama  |   Run Time - 75 min.  |   Countries - Chile  |  
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A young boy mourns the loss of his newborn brother when the baby dies. At the baby's wake, the child is given paper wings to symbolize his union with the angels of heaven. The funeral takes place after the wake turns into a drunken affair. When the baby's paper wings are left behind, the boy tries to give the wings back to his dead brother for fear the child will not go to heaven. The young boy also saves a pigeon from being tortured at the hands of other sadistic children in this feature heavy with symbolic and religious overtones.



brother, death-in-family, funeral, grief, sibling