Friday, November 13, 2009

Sins Of My Father: Pablo Escobar

Pecados de mi Padre - Sins of My Father: Pablo Escobar Documentary

This is the incredible story of Pablo Escobar, the infamous boss of Colombias Medellin cartel, told for the very first time by his son, Sebastian and his widow Maria Isabel Santos.

In Nicolas Entels film Sebastian tells of his extraordinary childhood, growing up with a father he loved but whom he knew to be Colombias enemy number one. He tells of times of extraordinary luxury and extravagance, and other times on the run. And Sebastian and his widow open the family vaults to share their private and long hidden archives.

But this is also the story of two of Escobars most prominent victims, the Minister of Justice and a politician about to be elected President of Colombia, as told by their sons. They were among hundreds that Escobar had ki11ed in the 1980s. The film follows Sebastian as he tries to break the cycle of revenge and assassinati0n by seeking reconciliation with the sons of his fathers victims.

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