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El rey de San Gregorio / The King of San Gregorio (2005) Alfonso Gazitúa Gaete, Pedro Vargas, María José Pargas, Gloria Münchmeyer, Drama

El rey de San Gregorio AKA The King of San Gregorio (2005)
El rey de San Gregorio is a story about a pure and simple love. The film talks about the life of Pedro Vargas, a 30 years-old man living in the slum of San Gregorio and presents a physical handicap and a certain grade of mental disability. Nevertheless, none of these factors will stop him from being the protagonist of this beautiful love story with his «princess» Cati, a girl who has a severe mental disability. As any other romantic drama, there are antagonists who do not approve this love. Pedro’s mother, María is hard to accept that her man-son is in love and she is even willing to prevent the relationship. Besides, the frustrated sister of the female protagonist, Marta, fears the sexual arouse of Cati, interfering in her relation with Pedro. Nevertheless, Pedro struggles for being with his princess, entrusting to God and to the wise advices of Juan, an old man who teaches him how to believe in love.

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