Alejandro LandesPorfirio details the life of a wheelchair-bound man, and his plan to hijack a plane to gain the Colombian president’s attention regarding discriminatory treatment toward the physically disabled. An intriguing arthouse / true-to-life debut at 2011 Cannes, which stars the former hijacker playing himself (Porfirio Ramirez). Official synopsis as follows:

“An adult male, 155 centimeters tall, of dark complexion; presents frontal baldness, regular eyebrows, brown eyes, wide nose, big mouth with thick lips, slight upper lip hair and big ears with free hanging lobes. He shows paralysis in the lower limbs, an open sore in the left gluteus and an old wound from a firearm projectile in the back; he moves in a wheelchair.”

The trailer can be found below for your viewing pleasure:


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