Walking Distance

Directed by Alejandro Guzmán Alvarez
Pluto Film Distribution Network GmbH
2015
104 Minutes
Mexico
Spanish
Comedy, Drama
Not Rated
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A heart-warming story of Fede who discovers his passion for photography and his two new friends help him to find a way from his loneliness and four walls of his apartment. The three friends - an obese Fede, his brother-in-law Ramón and Paulo, a lonely teenager who loves comic books - form a friendship that completely changes their lives. Nominated for five Mexican Oscars (Ariel Awards).

  • Highest Rating
    "[W]hile there there’s a lot of hugging along the way, damn if every hug isn’t earned. "
    Sherilyn Connelly, SF Weekly
  • Highest Rating
    "...effective and unfailingly respectful of its unusual hero and his special problems."
    Jonathan Holland, The Hollywood Reporter
  • Highest Rating
    "The debut feature by Mexican filmmaker Alejandro Guzman Alvarez, Walking Distance, is a sweet-natured and touchingly observed film."
    Alex Rose, Cult MTL
  • Highest Rating
    "This might seem like a film about overcoming adversity, but instead the film goes after more profound subjects and does so well. "
    Erick Estrada, Cinegarage
  • Highest Rating
    "[G]entle and sweet...."
    G. Allen Johnson, San Francisco Chronicle

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