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Bombón: El Perro
Original name: Bombón, el perro
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In Patagonia, a mechanic who dreams of a different life starts to think big after his adopted pup wins first prize at a local dog show.Life is no bed of roses for 52-year-old Juan "Coco" Villegas. He, who has been a gas station attendant for twenty years in Patagonia, finds himself jobless overnight. He first tries to survive by selling knives of his own making. But business is bad and he can't find real work. One day though, after fixing a vehicle on a farm, he gets paid by means of a ... beautiful Argentinian watch-dog! From this blessed day on, things start shaping well at last... Written by Guy Bellinger
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental
Plot: on the road, countryside, self discovery, down on your luck, unemployment, love and romance, friends, gas station, mechanic, dog lover, employment agency, slice of life, dog training, journey, animal sex, belly dancer, artifact, search, farm, poverty, destiny, security guard, brawl, police arrest, police station ...
Time: contemporary
Place: patagonia, argentina
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