This is the incredible story of Pablo Escobar, the infamous boss of Colombia's Medellin drug cartel, told for the very first time by his son, Sebastian and his widow Maria Isabel Santos. In Nicolas Entel's film Sebastian tells of his extraordinary childhood, growing up with a father he loved but whom he knew to be Colombia's enemy one.
The true story of Pablo Escobar, the infamous boss of Colombia's Medellin drug cartel, is told for the very first time by his son Sebastian and his widow Maria Isabel Santos. Sebastian tells of his extraordinary childhood, growing up with a father he loved but whom he knew to be Colombia's one enemy. The film follows Sebastian as he tries to break the cycle of revenge and assassination by seeking reconciliation with the sons of his father's victims.
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Artboard Copy 2 Created with Sketch. In the s, Escobar was responsible for a slew of murders, including those of the country's justice minister and a presidential candidate, before he was murdered himself.
Sins of my father
This documentary depicts Escobar as seen through the eyes of his son Juan Pablo, who fled Colombia with his mother following his father's death. Juan Pablo changed his name to Sebastian Marroquin and went on to lead a "normal" life. Filmmaker Nicolas Entel met Sebastian and persuaded him to tell his story on camera in His father's crimes still cast a shadow over his life and he wants to make amends.
We learn just how devastating the violent loss of one's father can be, irrespective of what kind of person he was.
Against the backdrop of archive footage, the children discuss their fathers' lives. Meanwhile, attempts are made to organize a meeting between Escobar's son and the children of the drug lord's victims. Credits 94 min color video Spoken languages: Spanish Director. Nicolas Entel.
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