El Carro

Miami Beach Cinematheque. October 10th, 2008.  Miami Beach Cinematheque. Miami FilmThe film El Carro (The Car) premiers at the Miami Beach Cinematheque as part of the Colombian Film Festival on October 10th, 2008 at 7:45 p.m.

When the Velezes agree to buy a used Chevrolet Bel-Air from their neighbors, who've recently won a brand-new car in a school raffle, they're thrilled about the prospect of leaving Bogotá's public transportation system behind. Little do they know that, despite its glossy red exterior, their newfound status symbol is a real lemon. Colombian director Luis Orjuela helms this hilarious look at the pitfalls of automobile ownership.

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