Pizza, Beer & Smokes (1998)

Genres - Crime  |   Sub-Genres - Juvenile Delinquency Film, Urban Drama  |   Run Time - 80 min.  |   Countries - Argentina   |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Bruno Stagnaro directed this Argentine drama, set in an impoverished district outside Buenos Aires, about a group of teens -- dumb Megabom (Alejandro Pous), asthmatic Pablo (Jorge Sesan), gawky Frula (Walter Diaz), and Sandra (Pamela Jordan), the pregnant girlfriend of El Cordobes (Hector Anglada). When the gang robs a legless man, Sandra is arrested, promising to leave El Cordobes if he doesn't straighten out. Instead, the youth acquires a gun and borrows a 1971 Ford Fairlane in preparation for a restaurant heist. Shown at the 1998 San Sebastian Film Festival.

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Argentina, inner-city, street-gang, teenagers, heist