7 BOXES

a.k.a. ‘7 Cajas’

TORONTO INT FILM FEST PREMIERE

SYNOPSIS

It’s Friday night in Asuncion, Paraguay and the temperature is sweltering. Víctor, a 17-year-old wheelbarrow delivery boy, dreams of becoming famous and covets a fancy TV set in the infamous Mercado 4. He’s offered a chance to deliver seven boxes with unknown contents in exchange for a quick US$100. But what sounds like an easy job soon gets complicated. Something in the boxes is highly coveted and Víctor and his pursuers quickly find themselves caught up in a crime they know nothing about.

OFFICIAL SELECTION

OFFICIAL SELECTION Toronto International Film Festival
WINNER San Sebastian Film Festival
NOMINEE Goya Award
WINNER Santa Barbara International Film Festival
WINNER Miami International Film Festival

REVIEWS

‘genre-film bliss … The storytelling confidence, unaffected acting, and, above all, a heightened grasp of plotting and logistics on display in 7 Boxes is astonishing.’

 

 

★★ GRADE : A ★★

DETAILS

  • DIRECTOR

    Juan Carlos Maneglia & Tana Schémbori

  • RUNNING TIME

    105 minutes

  • GENRE(S)

    Thriller, Action, Crime

  • CAST

    Celso Franco, Víctor Sosa, Lali González, Nico García, Paletita, Manuel Portillo, Mario Toñanez, Nelly Dávalos

  • WEBSITE

    7cajas.com/