The Dragon Defense

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The Dragon Defense (La defensa del dragón)

Directed by Natalia Santa

  • Colombia 2017; 80 min
  • Original version: Spanish
  • Genre: Fiction

Synopsis

Samuel, Joaquín and Marcos, are three old friends living their lives in downtown Bogotá. They spend their days between Lasker – the legendary chess club, The Caribbean Casino, and La Normanda – a traditional coffee shop. Samuel, 53, is a professional chess player that lives of betting on small matches he knows he will win. His best friend is Joaquín, 65, an accomplished watch-maker who’s about to loose the workshop he inherited from his father. And then there’s Marcos, 72, a Spanish homeopath devoted to finding a formula to win poker matches. These three men have found shelter in the safety of their routines, avoiding to facing up to their failures. But a time comes when they are confronted by reality and causes them to stagger.

Production

  • GALAXIA 311

     

International Sales

  • M-APPEAL