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Aspirantes (Hopefuls) is an intense, somewhat stylized look into a childhood friendship, now as young men, tested by the joint pursuit of soccer. The cropped camera shots and facial reactions on the pitch leave room for the imagination to fill in the action, while the juxtaposed extreme ...Read more

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Nice summary and review! I hadn't thought of the parallels between this film's main character and basketball and football hopefuls in the U.S. I quite liked this film. Its ending surprised me, but it is, perhaps, an honest view on the perils of blind ambition. Not your typical Hollywood ...Read more